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Finding Your Voice (#5 – Reflections from the Frontline)

  Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #5 – Finding Your Voice Synopsis: Dr. Duncan discusses the importance of having “your own voice”….maintain and develop your individuality.  It if acceptable to follow the rules of the organization, but do it in the manner that works for you.  Dr. Duncan shares his experience with falling into the […]

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The Value of Home Visits (#4 – Reflections from the Frontline)

  Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #4 – The Value of Home Visits Synopsis: Dr. Duncan discusses his tactic of visiting students homes during the school year.  This proved effective for him to not only to get to know the student, but also the parents and the home situation.  The student may have a behavior […]

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The Common Demoninator (#3 – Reflections from the Frontline)

Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #3 – The Common Denominator Synopsis: Dr. Duncan discusses his experience with negotiating with parents, specifically on actions that are best for their child.  Parents can sometimes become difficult handle, especially if they feel the action is not in the best interest for this child. However, Dr. Duncan was able […]

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Quote for the Day: Mother Teresa (Encouragement)

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

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Leadership without Boundaries

My son turned 3 years old on Monday, and to celebrate the occasion we had a birthday party at his daycare.  One of the attractions was a clown who did face painting, balloon figures and shapes, singing and dancing, etc.  All of the children were into the face painting except for one – the birthday […]

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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: Louis D. Brandeis

Behind every argument is someone’s ignorance.

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Quote for the Day: Andre Gide

Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.

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Quote for the Day: Isaac Watts

Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.

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Is Someone Struggling Because of Your Success?

I heard this comment from “Midget Molley“, a former drug kingpin in Atlantic City in the late 70’s, early 80’s.  After he served 20 years in prison for his crimes, he returned to his neighborhood to try to right the wrongs he had committed.  Unfortunately, he realized that the people he who abused his drugs […]

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