Address to the 2019 Indiana School Board Association Conference

Submitted by Phil on Sat, 10/05/2019 – 10:34

In 1949, my parents were 10 years old, Harry Truman was president, the Mann Gulch fire revolutionized the study of forest fires, the Berlin Blockade ended, Mao Tse Tung became the premiere of the People’s Republic of China, the Geneva Convention was signed, Lucky Lady II performed the first non-stop circumnavigation flight of the planet, 1984 was published, NATO was established, Newfoundland joined Canada, the world’s first commercially available computer, The Ferranti Mark 1, was released, and the first ISBA/IAPSS conference was held. It is my profound honor to be addressing the 70th ISBA/IAPSS conference. Congratulations everyone.

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On Building a Team

Submitted by Phil on Thu, 12/27/2018 – 13:26

Came across this in Michael Lewis’ The Fifth Risk.

“The only thing any of us can do completely on our own is to have the start of a good idea.” -Kathy Sullivan

It takes a network or team to build something great. A leader has to let their vision adjust to that of the group.