Some months ago, Daniel McNamee, a middle-school science teacher at Mason Preparatory School in Charleston, South Carolina, asked me to help him develop some servant leadership lessons suitable for his middle school students. As his Dad, I was humbled beyond imagining for the request. As a servant-leadership advocate, I was thrilled and intrigued by the challenge of creating something that, to my
I’ve been doing some reading and writing on establishing a culture of trust, and it’s pretty clear to me how leaders are setting the standards throughout their organizations.
As I shared in my last post, leaders are standard-bearers who establish the basic tenets of integrity throughout their organizations. Leaders must clearly communicate four key values and expectations: truthfulness,
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
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