Scarecrow Finally has a Brain

business, leadership, education

Scarecrow: You promised us real things — a real…brain! Tin Man: A real heart! Lion: Real courage. That’s what we want. Wizard: You do? boys, you’re aiming low. You not only surprise, but you grieve me. Why, anybody can have a brain.  That’s a very mediocre commodity.  Every pusillanimous creature that crawls on the earth […]

6th Grade and my Journey on Roosevelt River Begins

leadership, change, business

I don’t know what made me do it. I don’t know what I was thinking. Chalk it up to a 6th grader wanting to get attention. Boy, did THAT happen! It was nearing the end of my 6th Grade Year. Soon, I would be heading off to Junior High. My sixth grade teacher was the […]

An Old Dog Goes Back to High School and Learns Some New Tricks

Last week I had the honor of sitting in on the Expository Writing class at one of our high schools (What? you didn’t know Goodwill operates high schools? Check out http://www.indianapolismet.org/ and http://www.excelcenter.org/. Yep, that’s us!). This class, taught by Eric Nentrup (Mr. Eric to the students), is either an English Core 40 requirement or general elective for Juniors […]