Tag Archives: Example

Creating a Permanent Underclass (#9 – Reflections from the Frontline)

Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #9 – Creating a Permanent Underclass Synopsis: Dr. Duncan discussed the important role that teachers have with students.  If teachers, educators, families, etc fail to educate the students, they are in a sense creating a “permanent underclass.”  This references the people on the impoverished end of the economic system.  Education […]

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The Myth of Quiet Classroom (#8 – Reflections from the Frontline)

  Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #8 -The Myth of Quiet Classroom Synopsis: Dr. Duncan recalls when he was a principal, he would walk by some classrooms and there would be utter silence.  While on the surface this appeared successful, what he later found out was that the students were not grapsing the material  There […]

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Sometimes…You Only Plant the Seed (#7 – Reflections from the Frontline)

  Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #7 -Sometimes…You Only Plant the Seed Synopsis: Dr. Duncan tells the story of a child that appeared to have behavioral issues.  Dr. Duncan spent time with the student, even beating him home on one occasion so that he could talk to both he and his mother.  During a meeting […]

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Quote for the Day: Mother Teresa

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

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Silence is Golden – Part II

This is a continuation of a post that I did in August (Silence is Golden).  Over the past couple of weeks, I have not posted much.  Why? I haven’t had much to say. The people who know me understand that I do not talk to just be heard.  I talk and say things for the […]

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Preparing to Come Together (October 16th, 2011)

This is a synopsis of my sermon on October 16th, 2011 at Porter’s Memorial Church – Sandusky, OH.  The theme of the day was “A Celebration of Togetherness.”  However, prior to coming together, we need to work on ourselves.  Of course, this is the cliff notes version…you have to attend LIVE to get the true […]

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Quote for the Day: Martin Luther King, Jr (Part 3)

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.  The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige, and even his life for the welfare of others.

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Quote for the Day: Margaret Chase Smith

Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.

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Quote for the Day: Ann Landers

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

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How to Recover from a Blunder – Dorie Clark – Harvard Business Review

How to Recover from a Blunder – Dorie Clark – Harvard Business Review. Synopsis: Eventually, every leader will need to apologize for a mistake. Here are three steps to take when it’s your turn: Admit the mistake. Fessing up expedites the recovery process. While it’s tempting to shirk responsibility or slink away, it only makes […]

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