Monthly Archives: October 2013

Banksy and the Boston Red Sox

Happy Halloween!  I have to admit as Peggy and I have empty nested, this is one holiday that seems to go un-celebrated.  However, we do talk about longing for those days of taking our kids out in the evening and … Continue reading

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How should leaders behave?

I’ve borrowed this title from a recent article in the Harvard Business Review written by Kevin Sharer, CEO of Amgen for 12 years, and now at Harvard Business School. The basis of the article was how Amgen could develop talent … Continue reading

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What is this scholarship of engagement?

Last week, I was in a meeting on campus with a steering committee related to community engagement. This is a group that has been meeting regularly since JMU applied for and received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification in 2010. It … Continue reading

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Dealing with Change

Dealing with Change Last weekend, Peggy and I had the pleasure of traveling to New York City to welcome our newest grandchild, Silas Michael. He is simply marvelous — he’s got a great head of red hair and (not that … Continue reading

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