10 Ways to “Be-With” the Election at Thanksgiving

By Howard Ross As we approach the beginning of the holiday season, and with Thanksgiving now only a few days away, many families are struggling to know how to be with relatives who hold different political views from their own.  According to the New York Times, many...

Inclusive Responses in Times of Fear

By Howard Ross Lately, it feels like the world is coming apart at the seams.  Tragic situations both in the U.S. and around the world generate anger, stress, grief, and tension, contributing to an overall climate of fear. Every day, people in our organizations come to...

The Greatest Coach You May Have Never Heard Of

  Arguably the greatest coach in college history, perhaps even in the history of sports, died last Tuesday. No, I don’t mean John Wooden, who died in 2010; Dean Smith, who died last year. I don’t mean Phil Jackson, Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K), Bobby Knight, or Pat...

Requiem for a Champion

  I know that it may seem like I’m a little behind the 8-Ball on this blog.  After all, Muhammad Ali has been dead now since June 3rd. I have been meaning to write about him since he died, but the events of the past couple of weeks have never made it seem like the...