Tag Archives: Wisdom

8 Retirement Myths Debunked

I found this article on my Yahoo News feed and thought it was worth sharing. It was written by Dave Hughes and originally appeared in U.S. News and World Report. Some wise counsel here. During your working years, you may … Continue reading

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Worker’s Code of Conduct

I just reviewed for the umpteenth time a copy of The Extension Worker’s Code by T. J . Talbert, Superintendent of Institutes and Extension Schools at what is now Kansas State University, then Kansas State Agricultural College. Talbert concisely articulates … Continue reading

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Today the United States are celebrating Thanksgiving Day. A day set aside for being thankful. Indeed, we have much for which to be thankful. The list is long so I won’t make such an attempt here, but family and friends … Continue reading

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Ethics and Character

When we think about an ethical person we think about someone who has character. One can look up lists of virtues by which we define character, but at their best those are partial lists. When we think about someone having … Continue reading

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A Consistent Source of Truth

So on Tuesday I posted sort of an introduction to the topic of ethics. This will be my attempt to pass along to others a methodology for filtering all they see, hear and feel in this world and the way … Continue reading

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Getting the Right People into the Right Seats on the Bus

Peter Drucker has written, “By and large, executives make poor promotion and staffing decisions. By all accounts, their batting average is no better than .333: at most one-third of such decisions turn out right; one-third are minimally effective; and one-third … Continue reading

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The Path of Wisdom

The next series of postings will be reflections that I would pass on to my children and grandchildren. They are components of a compilation of wisdom observations that my son-in-law requested I put in writing to pass on to him … Continue reading

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