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Fathers and Sons . . .

You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons.  And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes.  ~Walter M. Schirra, Sr. A friend of ours is having problems with his … Continue reading

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What did you learn today?

“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes Many years ago I ran into a remarkable man, Dr. Leo Buscalia. In my view, this is one of the greatest life-effectiveness teachers of all … Continue reading

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2011 Review: The Best of Parenting

I am in the midst of raising a second family (I have one daughter aged 35 and another aged 12) so I have some experience of getting it right and wrong over a period of nearly three decades.  Not that … Continue reading

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Khan Academy again . . .

Several months ago I wrote a blog about the use of the internet and technology in teaching children math and science and featured a fairly new interactive process developed by Samir Khan and his Khan Academy. I recently discovered this … Continue reading

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The Future of India . . .

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. I gave a 3-hour workshop last week to a group of senior and middle managers in Pune, India. The talk was on leadership, corporate culture and its impact on performance. … Continue reading

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