The ABCs of Gens Y&Z

In spite of all the self-proclaimed generational experts, how much do you really know about the two youngest generations, Gens Y and Z?  Some stereotypes are being broken as these two groups take over by the year 2020.

The Classroom Battleground

With the school year upon us, and with all that’s happened since Charlottesville, our college and high school classrooms may actually be the more important battleground for our country’s future.

Time For Change

If you or your organization are charting a new course, those waters might prove treacherous if you or your management don’t budget time, patience, and incredible focus. Resistance to Change (Dr. John Kotter) Why Change Is So Hard (Gallup)

Social Media: What’s All The Fuss!?

I’m a big believer in social media as one of your communication channels, but doing social media well takes time and training, and it should never replace good, old-fashioned, face-to-face relationship-building and sales.

Rules Of Engagement

I doubt many of you remember the CBS sitcom by that same name, running on-air from 2007 to 2013, with roughly 100 episodes. The show was the handiwork of Adam Sandler’s production company, and although episodes were charming at times, Rules of Engagement had poor reviews throughout its run. Critics…

Can You (Kindly) Tell Me How To Get To Sesame Street?

This first installment of FaithLeadServe for 2017 takes us back to a neighborhood most all of us are familiar with, a place where it’s always a “sunny day,” the clouds are swept away, and the air is sweet…Sesame Street! However, as the show’s 47th TV season begins, there’s a lesson…

A Holiday Mannequin Challenge

Like last year’s invitation to “unplug” over the holidays, this year’s holiday post puts a different twist on a social media craze people are enjoying all across the country, the #Mannequin Challenge.

I Undervoted, And I Sleep Great!

Well, we’re just days away from the general election being over, and I just joined what many are predicting to be 40 to 50 million others who also voted early.  And good to my word, I “undervoted” the presidential portion of my ballot.  For those unfamiliar with the term, undervoting…

The Presidential Election: Let’s Make A Deal

With the first presidential debate behind us and the next two set for Oct. 9 and 19, many Americans are not feeling any better about the choices before them on Nov. 8, or the country’s future thereafter. If you’re familiar with the long-standing game show, Let’s Make a Deal, which began back in…

A New Era of ‘Lawnmower Parenting’

This back-to-school edition of FaithLeadServe provides a unique glimpse into an emerging set of parent behaviors across our communities and schools, the “lawnmower parent” (aka “snowplows”). Is it a good thing that some of us are now “mowing” or “plowing” smooth paths ahead of our children, right down to completing…