Administrative

Governance

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Without an effective means to govern ourselves, we tend to descend into complete and total chaos. I remember watching such chaos develop among some boys stranded on a desert island in the movie “Lord of the Flies”. As disturbing as it was, it wasn’t difficult to believe such chaos was possible even among supposedly rational […]

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Vision ~ Mission ~ Goals ~ Values

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Too often groups try to be all things to all people. They try and try to establish a simple paragraph which lays out what their mission or purpose will be. I’ve been part of a committee which spent many hours drafting and fine tuning our mission statement only to find out we forgot something someone […]

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A New Paradigm

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The North Star or Polaris has been our celestial guide since at least the 16th century and will remain our pole star until around 3000 AD. We are just about half way through this cycle with plenty of time left for us to use this star as our guide. We seem to need direction from […]