Beverly Kirk – One Smart Woman

When you hear topics such as “international business,” “foreign policy,” and “international security” being discussed, what gender normally comes to mind first? If you’re like most people, your immediate thought is of

Keeping the Government Accountable

How often do you hear someone say, “I’m sorry. It was my fault. I am totally responsible.” Rarely is such outright honesty heard today. In fact, in many cases, even when fault

Leadership Stories

Did you know that stories are more powerful than a slew of facts and figures?  When processing facts and figures, only two areas of the brain are activated, whereas a well-told story

Keeping a Special Place Special

Former U.S. President Barack Obama believed that there is no greater threat to our children, our plant, and our future generations than climate change. In fact, Obama stated, “The world must come

The Truth About Hugging Panda Bears

Did you know that giving is good for your health?  Yes, the old Biblical Proverb that says, “There is more happiness in giving than in receiving” is 100 percent true.  Studies show