Tag Archives: moral leadership

W and Obama, Coincidence?

Alan Zendell, June 20, 2017 I looked up coincidence in two dictionaries and found “a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time apparently by mere chance” and “a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico

Alan Zendell, September 26, 2017 Sometimes it’s fun to look at a bunch of seemingly unrelated random facts to see if there’s a previously undiscerned pattern. Let’s try it now. Really, it’ll be fun. Fact: Donald Trump has been obsessed … Continue reading

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Is It All Unraveling?

Alan Zendell, July 19, 2017 Americans often have conveniently short memories. We have to be reminded of things that should be part of our DNA by now. If honest journalists like Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite hadn’t had the … Continue reading

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Words Matter

Alan Zendell, April 13, 2017 Words matter, they really do. Sometimes they matter more than actions. Last year’s political campaign proved that with sixteen months of populist, nationalistic bombast from one side and a peculiar directionless rhetoric from the other … Continue reading

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Early Warning Signs

Alan Zendell, March 6, 2017 Most of us have been conditioned since childhood to recognize warning signs and heed them before the trouble they portend hits us in the face. Most Americans are optimistic by nature. It’s one of our … Continue reading

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Giving Back

Alan Zendell, March 2, 2017 I often think of the 2000 film, Paying it Forward.  In retirement I tutor kids, mostly teenagers, in math and science, though our conversations tend to stray into many other areas. I find them surprisingly … Continue reading

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