U.S. Secretary for Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald hoped to make lemonade from lemons when he insisted that “better customer service” would fix all that ails the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Call me cautious, but when it comes to choosing between today’s popular bent toward disruptive innovation and more traditional approaches to change, I favor the latter nine times out of ten. It’s
Carl Coan detached recently from the lead executive role at Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center. He made elegant use of the occasion heralding his
There was a time when the term “planned community” caused Americans to salivate. It promised a place designed to meet every human need: from perfect schools and plentiful play spaces for the kids
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Among the slew of ways to think about communities, the one that shapes us the most and that we can influence the least, is our community of origin.
We have no control, for better or worse,
Democracy works in part because of its vast and varied quilt of systems. Yes, they are sometimes slow and unwieldy. And yes, affecting needed change can seem