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Boss or Leader: Which will you be?

A boss expects, commands and demands. A leader inspires, teaches and motivates. A boss explains a task until workers appear to understand. A leader explains tasks in ways that build passion and commitment, exhorting people to do their best. A … Continue reading

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Mini Makeover: Wallpaper Edition

Use leftover wall paper to line the drawer of your beside table.

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Constructive Change

In my four years on the San Antonio City Council and five years as mayor, I interacted with many constituents with varying issues and interests. When I was a policy maker, it was most effective for me when citizens were … Continue reading

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Mini Makeover: Wallpaper Edition

Take a wallpaper you’ve always secretly wanted – but were afraid the pattern was overwhelming. Paper only the wall behind your bed, like a headboard. Or paper the ceiling if the room is small and the papers light.

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Opportunity for Discussion

If you want to fight on your child’s behalf for something that goes against school board policy, the answer is going to be no 100 percent of the time. But if you’re advocating a better process that impacts your child … Continue reading

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