Conflict can be good for an organization, but not when it is as long, drawn-out, overly personal, and in the public spotlight as the Democratic contest between Hillary and Obama has been. No, there comes a point when organizations must say, “Enough is enough, kids.” Conflict, when taken to excessive levels, can hurt an organization.… Read More


As the nation’s attention is focused on the action of the presidential primaries, we intensely scrutinize each candidate and their fit for the presidency. Amidst the flurry of lofty promises, swelling words, handshakes, debates, and veiled attacks, we try to get a handle on who these people are. Of course, the answer to these questions largely depends on your beliefs and perspective, your idea of what a president should be. While education is not the sum of a person, we offer the following glimpses into the educational accomplishments of the 2008 presidential candidates.… Read More