Why is Big Government Ineffective in a Crisis?

May 5, 2020 |  Categories:  Government  

There are many reasons why self-governance was the approach the founders chose. Some of those were to prevent oppression, distribute power, and to allow the people control over their destiny. Another reason is the inability of the government to change course quickly, to respond effectively to a crisis. Big government is ill-equipped to respond rapidly.  Why? Momentum.

Momentum is...

Easter Message 2020

April 11, 2020 |  Categories:  Religion  

You may be desperate, anxious, and fearful.  You are not alone.  Over 2,000 years ago, there was a group of people that were desperate, anxious, and fearful.  They had just witnessed their friend, the one who calmed storms, fed the hungry, and healed all types of sickness and disease, brutally beaten and crucified.

As they huddled together behind a locked door, six feet...

Organizational Health A True Differentiator

April 6, 2020 |  Categories:  Leadership  

What's your biggest issue, retention, employee engagement, productivity, profitability, succession planning, customer experience, or something else? Is there a universal solution? Yes, organizational health.  

Organizational health is the ability of an organization to balance leadership and management...

Where Are Our Legislators?

April 1, 2020 |  Categories:  Government  

Two sections of the Indiana Code allow the Governor to take this unprecedented action to shutdown most of the activity in our state. That means, our 100 state representatives and 50 state senators have authorized the Governor to take these actions through the laws they created. Granted, the Governor didn't have to take the measures he did, but he was allowed by the legislature.  Theref...

Cultural Change Begins in Your Head Not Your Feet

March 31, 2020 |  Categories:  Leadership  

I spent 17 years in the power industry. During those years, we talked incessantly about safety culture, and we should. Safety is essential in many industries. The problem wasn’t that we talked about it but rather how we approached changing or improving it. We would start with more training, safety assessments, safety observations, etc. In other words,...