Monthly Archives: November 2010

Forgetting to be thankful

Forgetting to be thankful Here we are, only two days to Thanksgiving.  This is the time of year where you see the authors of op-ed pieces waxing elegantly about being thankful for any number of things. Since waxing elegantly is … Continue reading

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Unsettled Air

Unsettled Air For those who have been following Shaeffer’s Forays, you will remember that I last left you on my “most interesting” trip to Austin, TX that included stops in Charlottesville, Dulles, Chicago and then Austin.  The good news is … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

As I write this I am somewhere between Chicago and Austin, TX on my way to the UPCEA Executive Committee. This is an annual event where we not only solve the world’s problems, but we also have the good fortune … Continue reading

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How do we measure success?

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to provide an overview of the accomplishments of our unit, Outreach & Engagement, to our president and his leadership team.  This was a great opportunity because it was just over four years ago … Continue reading

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