July 3, 2019

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Although born and raised in England, writer Andrew Sullivan turns to America’s Declaration of Independence to find his beliefs rooted in the principles of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
November 27, 2017

I Don’t Play to the Grandstand

The late Baseball Hall of Famer Bobby Doerr believed in what he called “doing good in order to deserve good.” The former Red Sox second baseman said he’d rather do things that help his teammates and his family succeed instead of simply benefiting himself. He passed away on November 13, 2017.
February 15, 2017

The Importance of Jury Duty

As a judge in Denver District Court, Christina Habas has a unique view on the law. As important as judges and lawyers are to the judicial process, Habas believes jurors have the most vital role. And she hopes more of us will take the job more seriously.
June 30, 2014

A Global Citizen

I believe that living overseas expands a person’s horizons and helps them become global citizens. In September 2004 my mom, my sister, and I moved to Saudi Arabia to join our father, I was 5. I didn’t fully understand what...
June 27, 2014

The Importance of Public Service

I believe the power of one individual can truly make a difference in the lives of many. I've spent almost a decade in public service, including five years as an elected public official. I must admit that I take some...
September 30, 2013

The first amendment protects you…and your enemies

I began working in public radio, at this station, 25 years ago. In many ways, I’ve changed, and so has the station, but the values that guide our work have not changed; these values have deepened over time and seem...
September 5, 2013

Learning to Bend the Spoon: A Lesson on Leadership

I believe I belong to a profession whose many members are obsessed with leadership, even as the vast majority of us, even I included, may not in fact be leaders. As a military leader, that is a stunning accusation of...
September 4, 2013

My personal authentic leadership mission

“The point is not to become a leader. The point is to become yourself, and to use yourself completely-all your gifts, skills and energies-to make your vision manifest. You must withhold nothing. You must in sum, become the person you...
August 20, 2013

The International Community

I believe Americans should become more aware of international events. A typical American will sit there and tell you how amazing of a country America is. A typical American, will actually never have left the country, so one must ponder...