Leadership

Unclogging the Drain

September 20, 2013 Unclogging the Drain by Lynette Meck I have a bathroom sink.  Not too long ago it clogged.  I tried chemicals.  This did not help.  Unfortunate, because this represented the sum total of what I know to do with a clogged drain.  I’m just not mechanically inclined. I waited.  Perhaps it would fix […]

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Your Leadership is Showing

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September 5, 2013 Your Leadership is Showing by David Thompson One of my earliest jobs was with a large supermarket chain, where I spread my hours among three locations. While the products, customers and employees were similar at each location, the leadership style of the store managers was very different. Even as a college student […]

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Up Until Now…

August 20, 2013 Up Until Now… by Sheryl Eberly I prefer a room with a view. I want a window in my office. In my living room. By my table when I’m in a restaurant. Recently I chose a new front door for our home. You guessed it – the door is full of glass. […]

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The Power of a Story

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July 22, 2013 The Power of a Story, by Daryl Leisey As a child growing up, one of my favorite times (whether at home, school or church) was “story-time”. The opportunity to be transported to another place or time was fascinating to me. Whether it was Aesop’s Fables, the parables in Scripture or Dr. Seuss, […]

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Leadership Lessons Learned on the Farm

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June 20, 2013 Leadership Lessons Learned on the Farm by Gerald Meck It’s 7:30 on a Sunday evening and I have just arrived at my nephews’ dairy farm in Berks County, Pennsylvania with my 12 year old granddaughter, Maya. Maya lives in Hartford, Connecticut and has aspirations to become a “big animal” veterinarian someday. We […]

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Mirror, Mirror…

March 5, 2013 Mirror, Mirror… by Roger North Have you ever thought about how many times you look into a mirror in the course of the day? Mirrors seem to be everywhere. When did we decide that every sink should be accompanied by a mirror? Unfortunately, looking into a mirror is not always encouraging for […]

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Leaving a Legacy

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October 19, 2012 Leaving a Legacy by Gerald Meck “Our days are numbered. One of the primary goals in our lives should be to prepare for our last day. The legacy we leave is not just in our possessions, but in the quality of our lives. What preparation should we be making now? The greatest […]

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When It’s All Uphill

August 20, 2012 When It’s All Uphill by Sheryl Eberly I pulled a muscle recently and am dealing with nagging pain as I wait for the specialists to figure out what the solution is. Pain brings limits, and I’ve begun to get annoyed with the limits. I’ve also had to reflect on how unattractive and […]

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Governance as Leadership

June 20, 2012 Governance as Leadership by Gerald Meck During my 40 years of nonprofit executive leadership, and more recently as a consultant, I’ve been reminded of the critical role of the board of directors in the operation of an organization. Recently I was reading a book entitled Governance as Leadership by Richard Chait which […]

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The Power of Trust

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June 4, 2012 The Power of Trust by Craig Schloneger When you experience a transition in life, you realize the importance of past relationships and how they have influenced and shaped your professional and personal life. As many of you are aware, I have recently made a transition from CEO of Ten Thousand Villages to […]

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