The Greatness Project
Those of us who were in New York City on September 11th as the World Trade Center Towers were attacked thought that life would never be the same. On Fifth Avenue, crowds huddled around cars with their radios turned up so everyone could hear the news and the only other […]
Can we talk?
Abraham Lincoln always fascinated me even at a young age. So, I knew about his “team of rivals” and willingness to listen to everyone’s opinion. I thought that he was a great man and a little nuts. After all, who would invite his or her rivals to help in running […]
Were Your Eyes Opened?
“Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve.” Martin Luther King Jr. It started as a simple thought, “let’s participate in the National Day of Service.” We chose The Center in Asbury Park, NJ a residence for individuals with HIV/AIDS. The posting on the website for the National Day of […]
Hopeless? Not Yet
Sunday morning. Typical ritual for me. Coffee, relaxing music and the New York Times. By the time I finished reading the paper I felt physically beaten down. The news shouted about Israel and Gaza, Russia and the Ukraine, about new conflicts starting in Africa and the continuing tension between India […]
Integrity in the HOV Lane
In the wake of the financial crisis, where CEOs made selfish decisions that destroyed the lives of many people, the question arises “Didn’t they teach ethics in business school?” We look at Bernie Madoff and Governor Rod Blagojevich of Illinois and easily condemn them while opining that they are not […]