Pursuit of Excellence

Looking back on his life and presidency, George H. W. Bush made decisions consistent with specific ethical values. Here are seven illustrations.

1: Nice Guys Don’t Finish Last (Respect, Compassion) – Bush was always respectful. Even in the political fray, he never ridiculed or berated … Read More

Words of tribute for our 41st president, George H.W. Bush, continue to lead the news.

Generous. Humble. Caring – a president who favored consensus over partisanship; “His kindness and civility cloaked a competitiveness,” son Jeb Bush and close friend James A. Baker III write in … Read More

Touch Down!

“Wish you were here!” – tweet from InSight Mars lander, 12:03 PM – 26 Nov 2018

This photo is the first image of Mars taken by NASA’s InSight Mars lander after its successful landing on the plains of Elysium Planitia on Nov. 26, 2018. The … Read More

Nobility

Sometimes, in spite of all the practice, persistence and patience we still miss an opportunity. And sometimes that loss comes when we least expect it and from circumstances beyond our control.

This is the story of left-handed pitcher Brian Mazone who, after eight years in … Read More

“I will never give up. I will keep fighting till the end.” – Jim Kelly, honoree of the Jimmy V Award at the annual ESPY Awards.

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Near the end of his career, Sir Winston Churchill – the most quoted individual along with Lincoln – … Read More