Another Reason to be Thankful: Honoring Caregivers

It seems only fitting that as we celebrate Thanksgiving this Thursday that we should also pay gratitude this month for the millions of Americans who serve as caregivers. Most of us do not know that November is National Family Caregivers Month.  The Value of Care For those for whom they provide care, these 90 million…

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A smiling old man

In April of 2008 I achieved an unexpected milestone in my life when I received my MBA from George Fox University.   Two years prior when I enrolled my friends and colleagues thought that I had lost my mind.  What in the world did I expect to gain from getting an MBA at that late stage…

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The PEP (Procative, Efficient & Persistent) Talk

In 2008 I  celebrated Father’s Day by attending the convocation ceremonies at the University of Chicago Graduate Business School.  My son  received his MBA. The faculty speaker at the ceremony was Steven Neil Kaplan, Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance. Dr. Kaplan’s research previously has focused on private equity and entrepreneurial finance, corporate governance…

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