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To be early…

“To be early is to be on time…”  This is a saying that is often heard around Scouting and pardon me in this post, but one of my pet peeves. I absolutely hate, yeah.. strong word.. but I hate this … Continue reading

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The Worthy Cause

As I was driving home from work I was listening to a local Classical Music station.. it sooths me.  What I like about the Classical station and most talk radio stations is that they do not play a lot of … Continue reading

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ILST.. what did we learn?

Introduction to Leadership Skills Training (ILST), for some of you it means JLT others remember TLT.. either way it amounts to training your youth leaders to make their troop better.  Each year we conduct our youth training with the goal … Continue reading

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The Character Habit

Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.– Aristotle In other words, what we do shows our true Character.  For good or ill, how we behave is truly the mark of … Continue reading

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Black Friday.. Opting Outside

There was a lot of hub bub over a decision that the outdoor retailer REI made to close it’s stores nation wide on “Black Friday” encouraging their customers and employees to get outside on the that day and have an … Continue reading

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Triangle Thingies

Yes… Triangle Thingies.. that’s what they are called.  What do they do?  Well, if you are like me and want to have an enjoyable time when you get into camp you find ways to stream line your set up and … Continue reading

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Lead to Performance

Show me a team that is not performing at a high level and I will show you a lack of vision. The mark of a high performance team is a team that is heading in the same direction with the … Continue reading

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