I’m excited because there are leaders in our communities who want to make a difference, who know that they have what they need to make a difference and are willing to step up, come together, have the tough conversations so they can make a difference in their communities. They want to be a part of building accountable communities. And I’m excited to lead those conversations.
Microsoft created Tay, an artificial intelligence (AI) based chatbot, to communicate through a twitter account. Tay learned from the people who chatted with it. The more conversation Tay encountered the smarter it got. The only problem is that in less than 24 hours Tay evolved into an anti-Semitic, racist member of the Internet community.
A little after midnight, five hours after Hillary Clinton was declared the Democrat winner and several hours after Donald Trump was declared the Republican winner the last voters cast their ballots in the Arizona primary. Voters had spent hours waiting in the hot sun to vote. Many were turned away after the long wait.
his is the United States. The right to vote is a precious right. We should be long past having to figure out how to handle an election. Why are we making it harder to vote?
The latest round of the NCAA Mens Basketball tournament just finished and I find myself in 8th place in my family pool. But the reality is that according to who I still have left in the tournament and the teams that I predicted would win in the next two rounds I have the potential to score more points than anyone …
Just because the Republican majority Senate doesn’t want to discuss a Supreme Court Candidate from a Democrat President in the last year of his team doesn’t mean they should or can shirk their commitment to the constitution that charges them to approve or disapprove the candidate. Commitment means doing your job even if you don’t want to.
While watching the Republican debates I thought, what is the example we are setting for future generations? Is it really appropriate to verbally attack someone in a debate? Can we expect people to act better than we act on television as we debate the future of our country?
When Donald L. Blankenship, the former chief executive of Massey Energy Company, was convicted of conspiring to violate federal safety standards, a track record of dodging safety standards and devaluing people came to light. Learn how to build an organization that inspires people to be their best not tries to coerce performance.
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As we walked through the store I thought out loud, “It doesn’t have to start like this to get like this.” Buc-ee’s started with one, much smaller, location and has grown into 27 locations around the state of Texas. Many times we see a successful business or organization and think that we could never build that type of organization. They have their act together, they have this incredibly clean facility, the staff is so well organized, they operate as a cohesive unit and they seemingly own their market.
Walmart recently announced the closing of 269 stores worldwide. It will impact 16,000 employees and the many communities where the stores are currently located. When a Walmart comes to a smaller town, local stores may no longer be able to compete and close up leaving Walmart the only choice for clothes or food. In larger markets there may be many …