16 October

Four Ways to Be a Lifelong Learner

Summer is over, and after spending weeks free from the rigors of class schedules and studying, millions of kids are heading back to school. In all likelihood, it will take a little extra effort to shake out the cobwebs that grew in the absence of classroom learning. Though some of us have been out of…

13 October

How to Live, Not Just Survive

Recently, I watched the final episode of “Survivor: Cagayan.” The winner was Tony Vlachos, the wily policeman who lied and betrayed fellow tribe members throughout the course of the season. Not surprisingly, other cast members castigated him for not telling the truth, making promises that he never intended to keep, voting his comrades off the…

9 October

Enjoying the Journey to Success

We crave success – to achieve the goals we set for ourselves, to get ahead in life and to make a difference. There is a plethora of writers, literature, speakers, gurus, life coaches, business men and women, and even some religions who claim to have discovered a path to success. For some people, these methods…

2 October

Leading from the Heart

When he was 23, the plane carrying Nando Parrado and his rugby teammates crashed in the Andes Mountains. Seventy-two days later, survivors of the crash were rescued from the wilderness after Parrado and a teammate trekked the dangerous mountains to find help. Not surprisingly, the group’s survival created a sensation around the world, spawning a…

4 July

Five Ways to Lead in the 21st Century

Fourth of July Holiday message from our CEO, Bob Rosen: America’s Independence When we celebrate the Fourth of July, we do more than commemorate our collective independence and birth as a nation. We also honor the independent leaders and thinkers who willed America into existence 237 years ago. I live and work in Virginia, just…