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The Reason Our Volunteers Disengage

I’m a few chapters in to Simon Sinek’s latest book, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t. It’s a great summary of how the best organizations are defined by a sense of...

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the bold print to read the...

Traffic Stops & Big Hearted Cops

This is normally the type of fodder I’d save for Thursday Three For All, but this is too good not to share r’at now. The Lowell, Michigan police department decided to throw a wrench into their...

Why We Do Christmas At DPAC

We’re neck-deep in last-minute planning for one of the largest events we do all year. Christmas at DPAC takes months of planning, miles of cable, tons of lights, our entire staff team, and some 1,300...

Sundays with Oprah

I have a story that I need to share with you, and no one else. (Let’s keep it right here, shall we?) I’m a Starbucks Gold Card member. That means that I spend way...

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the bold print to read the...

Deck The Alls

Last weekend our family participated in a time-honored annual tradition that unites us with our kinsman around the globe. The annual tradition that heralds the holiday season. The annual tradition that puts gleams in...

Why a Confab?

UPDATE: the 2015 spring Confab is now full. If you’d like to be the first to know about upcoming Confab dates, let me know.   Last week I announced the 2015 Connections Confab – a...