Leadership

Why You Should Ask Why

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Why Meter

Why? It’s a simple question, really. The answer may be difficult or complex, but the question is quite simple. “Why” is defined by Merriam-Webster as “for what cause, reason, or purpose.” Even that explanation is generally simple. Recently, I listened to someone speak about the importance of asking “why.” As I listened, I found myself […]

Personal Thoughts

The Scare

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A few nights ago, I had my first real scare of not knowing where my one daughter was. Deep down, I knew she was safe, somewhere. But, I didn’t know where. My wife and I came upstairs at bedtime and were tucking our girls in before we went to sleep. When I went into our […]

Personal Thoughts

Where Did My Blog Go?

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It’s the end of July. That’s right. August is just around the corner. Where did the time go? My last post was in mid-March, and I was energized to put more thoughts up on my blog. But, what happened? I had ideas. lot’s of them. I had time, or at least I thought I did. […]

Career

The Unexpected Path to Student Affairs

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It is a fitting title for this post…”The Unexpected Path to Student Affairs.” I did not say unusual as my path was not unusual. In fact, it was rather typical. However, as I interview candidates in Orlando, FL, at The Placement Exchange (#TPE13) listening to their stories, I find myself occasionally thinking about what led […]