Regularly writing articles for my blog has proven to be an enjoyable and interesting experience. I have lots of material to draw from because of my many years involved in high-level global business dealings.
Growing up in New York City presented many challenges but one of them was not dealing with snakes. I fear snakes. The very word snake elicits a creepy, tingling sensation around my ankles. But what benign synonym do I substitute f
Teachers the world over are generous with their encouragement and criticism of their students, all for their development and success. Let’s extend our generosity back to those teachers and express our appreciation and respect for
We each have a choice as to how we contribute to the thinking process of those around us, at home, at school, at play and at work. Ensuring that we contribute in a healthy and positive way, even as we ask for higher levels of perf
My experience visiting one of my students in a correctional facility led me to reflect on the difficult lives some of them have. I hope everyone gets a chance to put their mistakes behind them so they lead happy, fulfilled lives.
Thinking back to my participation in an Alberta government commission on education in 2002-3 has lead me to reflect on what other jurisdictions could and should do about their vision for education. It takes time and commitment to
I felt like a fly on the wall listening to numerous state governors, a state senator, a Harvard professor and author, and a moderator talk about their experiences at an education conference. When I finally spoke up, one by one the