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Sep
17

Culture Catalyzes Sustainability

If you build a culture of health, you’re more likely to sustain a healthy community. This was underscored last week when I traveled…

Sep
12

Harvesting the Fruits of Disruption

When my wife and I disrupted our teenage daughter’s favorite time of the week, we expected resistance. After all, asking her to volunteer…

Sep
05

Begin with the End in Mind

In The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Habit 2 is beginning with the end in mind, envisioning what you can’t see but…

Aug
27

Youth: Speaking Up and Being Seen

I’ve heard stories about a time when children were relegated to a separate dining table during large family gatherings. My father-in-law remembers eating…

Aug
21

Top Seven Ways to Attract and Keep a Great Intern

Ask anyone about their internship experience and you’re bound to hear an interesting story. Between Charla Hodges and me, we have had seven…

Aug
15

Jailed for Justice

“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man’s original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made.”…

Aug
07

Can You Get on Board with Los Jets?

Here’s a great storyline. One that has everything: compelling characters, real-life struggles, a hero’s journey and victory in the face of incredible odds….

Aug
01

Leading in a Supporting Role

She approaches her healthy communities work like a skilled photographer. She works patiently to capture that perfect shot, that moment when someone has…

Jul
23

Slow Down, You’re Moving Too Fast

In 1966, I relied totally on my bicycle to get everywhere I wanted to go. In my old New York City neighborhood, if…

Jul
16

Culture of Health: Journey or Destination?

Last week the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recognized six communities from across the nation (out of hundreds of applicants) with the 2014…

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