The 2016 Presidential election had four main actors: Trump, Clinton, Putin and Comey. By now, we know the particulars, but we are trying to learn the extent of the Putin involvement, and wonder how to keep foreign interests out of the next election. James Comey spent most of the career in the employment of the … More James Comey
Recently, three employees at the organization I work for, decided to retire. These were each long-time employees, and each had a different approach to their departure. Deciding when to leave a job is a very personal matter. Some leave for better opportunities, some reach the end of their work careers, some have health issues, and … More Walking Away
Warning: This message has very little nutritional value. Many, many years ago when I was a college student, a professor asked us to draw an organization. Mostly, the results looked like this: a series of boxes in a pyramid with connecting lines. There was a boss at the top (The Man), several layers increasing in … More Organizational Structure: Cake or Pudding?
I don’t watch Hall of Fame ceremonies but I tuned in to see Jo Jo White inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame last year. I grew up watching Jo Jo play in Allen Field House and later with the Boston Celtics. I stopped watching HOF induction speeches a long time ago because they … More I Didn’t Get Here Alone
The Big House I’m talking about is the State House and my last official trip was 25 years ago. My, how times have changed. As I read the current blogs, news stories and twitter feeds it is as if this Kansas Legislative session is something from a different planet. At least not from the planet … More My Trip to the Big House