Hyperventillating Over Education Rankings

Recently I was at a board dinner where a brilliant young Chinese scholar presented to us on the educational system in China.  I cannot...

Why Pushing STEM Degrees is Wrong

I am working on my second installment on how to pass Bipartisan Gun Control, but in the meantime wanted to comment on the news...

Empowering Conservation One Young Person at a Time

Young adults working in parks is on one level all you need to know about the Student Conservation Association.  Liz Putnam founded SCA in...

Lean Whatever – Professional Women’s Equality

Watching for months, threatening to become years, professional women debate equality of opportunity vs. equality has culminated in a rather obvious point. In America...

Finally A Renewables Story That Makes Sense

Followers of the blog know that I am concerned about the loss of habitat in farm country.  On a cold morning with the dogs...

Sometimes Healthcare and Education Are Simple

The Boulder Daily Camera was kind enough to republish this post in the paper and online. I tend to approach most organizational problems from a...

Scary Invitation Yields Enlightenment

I attended a Boulder City Club Death and Dying seminar today - sounds really great, I know!  It is a complex subject about planning...

Boomtown North Dakota: An Introduction

Monday morning I rolled out of the driveway at 4:30 am in the Suburban bound for North Dakota.  The dogs settled down into their...

Radical Restructuring of Law School

  I graduated from law school at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1987.   Thanks mostly to my parents and in-state tuition, but...

Slack In The Wrong Parts of the System

  A week on the road dependent on airlines is a roller-coaster of interesting meetings interspersed with Monty Python slapstick.   My theme for the...

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