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a lesson in resilience

You may know Brett Favre as the three time MVP, Super Bowl winning retired quarterback of the Green Bay Packers. You may also know Kobe Bryant as Black Mamba, 5 times NBA Champion, and legendary guard of the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Dear ALA: Here’s why LeBron should be keynote speaker at 2019 Annual Conference

@ALALibrary , here’s why LeBron should be the next keynote speaker at annual. Continue reading

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LaKo’s Lesson of the Month: Leadership

In other words, leadership is an action word, a verb. You can study it, but you cannot become one, a leader, until you are actually leading. And leading is different from managing. Managers maintain the status quo. Leaders challenge that … Continue reading

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Organizational Stability: a lesson from the Steelers

Since 1969 the Pittsburgh Steelers have had only three head coaches.In comparison, another historic franchise, the Oakland Raiders has had 14 head coaches during that same period. Continue reading

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When Less is More: reducing the work week cause it’s time

Forty hours a week just doesn’t work anymore. Full time should really be 30 hours a week. Continue reading

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Winter Olympics So Black

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County, South Korea has more athletes of African descent than ever before with 13 athletes hailing from 8 African countries. The last time that I watched the Winter Olympics or any winter sport was … Continue reading

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The Official Black Panther Playlist

Many athletes have a musical playlist that gets them pumping before the big game. If you’re like me, you have quite a few playlists that you use to get your mind right for work. Not that we need a playlist … Continue reading

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