Tag Archives: management

(#370) What’s Your B.M.I. (Bureaucratic Mass Index)?


Has your bureaucracy morphed into a soul-sucking and resilience-retarding beast? Bureaucracy catches a lot of heat. “The Bureaucracy.”  When something goes wrong….blame it on “The Bureaucracy.”  Of course, “The Bureaucracy” provides the structure. The people (the bureaucrats) make it move … Continue reading

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(#182) Making Ends Meet on $27,500 per Month


Why did our college leaders give a newly minted millionaire a housing allowance? NOTE: Those of you who follow this blog on a regular basis recognize that I write affirming posts about student and life success issues. Please pardon me, … Continue reading

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(#172) Are You Kicking the Can Down the Road?


I have met and worked with highly capable kickers of the can. They do, however, have grave difficulties managing their decisions. And that affects everyone around them. For those who know me, you know I can be a bit retentive. … Continue reading

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