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From the Director’s Desk – April 2015

“As leaders, we teach what we know but we reproduce what we are…it (leadership) is both something you are and something you do[1].” Jesus lived what He taught.  The greatest among you is a servant.  You must die in order to live.  If you love me, you will obey me.  His life was a lived sermon.  […]

Director’s Desk – March 2016

God’s Masterpiece As one of the world’s premier art museums and home to such famed cultural icons as “Mona Lisa,” the Louvre in Paris ought to have nailed the answer to the simple question, “What is a masterpiece?”  But no. When the museum posed that query to a bunch of its curators a few years […]

Director’s Desk – April 2016

Personal Growth My mother was an avid gardener.  She possessed the green thumb.  I used to watch her take what looked like a dead stick and nurture it back to life.  Some of the most beautiful blossoms came from what looked like a lifeless branch. She would read about gardening.  Most of what she learned […]

The Director’s Desk – Joanne Holz

Here We Grow Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. —Jack Welch I understand the spirit of Welch’s sentiment.  I would tweak it to say “a leader continues to grow him/herself while investing in the success of others.”  I agree […]