MLK Day: Most Memorable Quotes

by In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, here are some of his most memorable quotes. Enjoy! “If a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.” “We will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.” “A riot is the language of the unheard.” “We must all learn to… Read more →

Students make catchy tunes

by Earlier this week, I detailed how I gave my students an opportunity to gain a few extra points on their final grade if they completed an Insanity workout with me OR created a song covering course content. The first group definitely set a high bar!( Well, there’s more. Below you’ll find the other groups’ songs. Enjoy! K “My Kwame… Read more →

Students create song about class…

by Hello, world! It’s been a while since I last posted, and I sincerely apologize for depriving you of my posts 😉 Anyhow, today’s governance and policy development class marked the end of my semester (finals are next week). Thursday’s class is dedicated to extra credit, in which some students have volunteered to: a) do an “Insanity” workout led by… Read more →

Managing Star-Performer Egos

by Below, I discuss managing star-performer egos. Modified from previous contribution to How to manage workplace egos is one of the most difficult tasks a manager must take into consideration. Managers are faced with an interesting dilemma because you want these people on your team, given that they are typically self-driven, have a strong desire to win, and bring the… Read more →