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Oct 07 2015

The Staff That Plays Together

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Staff Retreat Day. Just the sound of that phrase has been known to strike fear in the hearts of staff members everywhere. Worrying about spending the day together in a conference room talking about goals or strategies, or strengths or weaknesses, or pondering who is an extrovert and who is an introvert. Not that those …

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Sep 30 2015

A New Low …


Traveling across the country allows you to see insights into all kinds of human behavior; however, D.C. seems to bring out the worst in its travelers. Yesterday, while en route to Cleveland, I witnessed what might be a new low at Reagan National Airport. A traveler decided that he was worthy of having that first place in …

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Sep 15 2015

Cyborg Anthropology … the Next Frontier?

Winging my way back from a very rainy San Diego (and that’s another story!), where I had a really fascinating 24 hours with the folks at QuEST Forum at the 2015 Americas Best Practices Conference. Although their CEO Frasier Pajak has spoken at a few NTCA industry events, I will admit that I have struggled in …

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Aug 21 2015

Working With the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship

This has been my first full week in the office in a long time, and I have relished catching up on things and with folks who I have not been able to lately given the “hair on fire” pace of things on the policy front this summer. One of those groups has been the Center for …

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