“Hire Character, Train Skill.”

I just came across this expression today, but according to at least one web site, the saying has been printed on many posters. “Hire character, train skill” has been credited since 2005 to former Porsche CEO and motivational speaker Peter W. Schutz, but it’s uncertain when he first said it. Regardless of when it was … Continue reading “Hire Character, Train Skill.”

Words of Wisdom from Herman Munster

Perhaps you’ve recently seen this clip from an old episode (1965) of The Munsters. It seems to be having its viral moment, given the chaos that seems to be ever-present these days. Herman offers a 30-second life lesson to his son Eddie that is timeless. We need more people like Herman; he was one handsome, … Continue reading Words of Wisdom from Herman Munster

I Asked My Students a Survey Question, and I Was Shocked at the Response

Before you invest a couple of minutes into reading this post, please note that the headline is totally click-bait. The question I asked is likely not that interesting to most people, and the result is not really "shocking". But hey, if I can even get one more person to read my blog, then I count that … Continue reading I Asked My Students a Survey Question, and I Was Shocked at the Response