Those who have attended my American history classes or seminars on ethics and values will recall my assertion that "in order for a Nation to be healthy, it must be composed of citizens that share a common mythos." Author Wilfred McClay asserts that Americans "have, in some measure, lost our guiding
By Yascha Mounk | March 1st, 2017
Why is democracy in trouble? Long before democracy’s global slump became conventional wisdom, Yascha Mounk was warning that support for democracy was on the decline in the world’s most advanced societies.
In a paper published in the Journal of
My mission is simple. It is to: Help successful leaders achieve positive, lasting change in their behavior. Peter Drucker instilled this short phrase in me, “Your mission statement should fit on a T-Shirt,” as he did with so many others, and it has guided my career for
By Dennis Prager Published on February 28, 2017
I am writing this column in Japan, a country whose crime rate is the lowest among countries with large populations. I asked my Japanese translator, a middle-aged woman, what she thought.
“Why is there is so little crime in Japan?” I
Maintaining community in the face of conflict, negotiating healthy interpersonal dynamics, and striving intentionally for an equitable distribution of power are all tenets of servant-leadership, a conceptually simple philosophy: those who lead, serve. Breaking away from traditional models of
"I believe the best way to heal the world is to tend first to your own wounds."
Has this happened to you? You are ambitious and successful. Your rational self says, "I am smart and capable. I am handling things well." But your mind monkey yells much louder. She says, "You don't have your
She is moving on to a new job that carries a similar title, but a much-expanded scope of duties and responsibilities. But Deputy Clackamas County Administrator Nancy Newton is carrying with her some fond memories of her current organization, its people, and its mission.
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They have been called the "Greatest Generation." They are the 16 million Americans who fought in World War II and built the country we enjoy today. That legacy is quickly disappearing. Fewer than 700,000 World War II veterans are still alive; within 20 years, there will be no veterans left to tell