Set Aside Time ‘Off the Top’ for Learning

 By Jeff Beals Days were growing longer, temperatures were warming, and the flowering trees of late April were in full bloom across the campus.  The spring semester was nearing its end, and even as a part-time faculty member, who only taught one course, the end of the...

Who Protects Your Greatest Vulnerability?

 By Jeff Beals Have you ever seen The Blind Side?  It’s an acclaimed movie based on a true story first described in a best-selling book by Michael Lewis.  It’s quite an inspiring story.   The Blind Side introduces us to Michael Oher, one of 13 children...

Be Famous for Steady Achievement

By Jeff Beals “A culture that fixates on celebrities is a culture that is cannibalizing itself. Embracing the base while rejecting the noble will produce more of one and less of the other.” So said the venerable newspaper columnist Cal Thomas awhile back...

Could Someone Translate It into English?

Upon arriving at the office one morning, I opened my Microsoft Outlook and saw this email: Hello Jeff. I am writing to find out who at your company would be responsible for evaluating suite-of-services solutions that expand your competitive advantage across the...