Tag Archive for leadership

Today is our birthday

Thirteen years ago, to this day, A Wider Circle was born. I remember clearly having to make my living room hospitable for the students who had emailed about doing an internship. Several of them had been students in my classes, but I worried about how they would all respond to spending the thousands of dollars they spent on their education…

Time to be Loud and Clear!

About 20 years ago, there was a magazine cover of a few “vocal” radio personalities that got paid quite a bit, and they seemed to affect the American consciousness just as much. Each day, their commentaries were loud, a combination of enthusiasm and just plain hate. They were disrespectful to others, they ridiculed opinions that were not the same as…

Taking the Challenge to heart

Here in Montgomery County, MD, we have great leaders across the board. In our government, in the private sector, and in the nonprofit sector. This week, Councilmember Valerie Ervin spearheaded the SNAP Challenge, and it has been supported by every government official in the Council, the Executive Branch, and throughout the government. Each leader has been shown why they serve…