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Talk About the MASL Program

Talk About the MASL Program

February 20, 2020

This time, some by-request details about the academic program I lead in my real-life world. Bethel University's MA--Strategic Leadership.

Cross Generational Leadership: What we talk about..

Cross Generational Leadership: What we talk about..

February 13, 2020

GreatRidge Station features a discussion about an unprecedented situation: Five generations in the workplace!

With a nod (and loads of gratitude) to Cardus.

Having and Impact, Part 2

Having and Impact, Part 2

February 6, 2020

GreatRidge Station features a follow-up to a thought-provoking conversation with a 12 year old. This time, some practical tips for anyone who wants to be creative and have an impact in their work--whatever that may be.

Credit to Ignatius of Loyola, Peter Drucker, and a smattering of personal experience.

Season 3 Launch: Five Tips on Money, and the Job You Want

Season 3 Launch: Five Tips on Money, and the Job You Want

January 30, 2020

Season 3 of GreatRidge Station launches with my follow-up to a thought-provoking conversation with a 12 year old.

My apologies--the sound quality is not up to my usual standards due to working in a temporary studio space.

I make an unexpected reference to Dewey's Almost The Truth Blog, which you can find here: https://almostthetruth.blogspot.com

The Importance of Mein and Bearing

The Importance of Mein and Bearing

December 5, 2019

The final episode of Season 2, and GreatRidge Station looks at the archaic but still-important ideas of how one comports oneself, mein, and bearing.

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Can’t Is Not In My Fusebox

Can’t Is Not In My Fusebox

November 21, 2019

For this episode, GreatRidge Station looks at at pessimism, optimism, and how to encourage people in without the usual platitudes, pablum, and plather. No way to approach this one without considering what the Bible says, at least a little bit.

You will never look at Lemons in the same way, ever again.

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Thinking About the Future

Thinking About the Future

November 14, 2019

This time, GreatRidge Station looks at at Thinking about the Future. Who says you can't prepare for the future? Best of all, you can do something about it. The process starts with knowing your Best Case, Worst Case, and Most Likely scenarios.

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The Paradox of Policy

The Paradox of Policy

November 7, 2019

A new, stand alone episode, free from the limitations of an ongoing series. This time, we look at The Paradox of Policy. People have mixed feelings about policy, particularly when they have policy imposed on them. Leaders have to understand what policies can--and cannot--do for them.

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What Leaders Do, Pt. 9 — Put It To Character

What Leaders Do, Pt. 9 — Put It To Character

October 31, 2019

Here it is: The final episode in our series on What Do Leaders Do. This time, we explore the how character forms the foundation for all meaningful leadership practices.

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What Leaders do, Pt. 8 — Memento Mori

What Leaders do, Pt. 8 — Memento Mori

October 24, 2019

Another episode in our series on What Do Leaders Do. This time, we explore the idea of Memento Mori: Remember than you are mortal.

Candace Vogler, A Spiritual Autobiography, with thanks to Comment Magazine: https://www.cardus.ca/comment/article/a-spiritual-autobiography/

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