Bleachers

Facts:Date finished: 5-8-05Author: John GrishamCategory: General fictionPublished: 2003Pages: 163 Basic Plot:Former high school football star Neely Crenshaw returns to the small town where he played quarterback during a death watch for his former coach. As is the case with any small town football coach who brings glory to the town…

The Last Kashmiri Rose

Facts:Date finished: 5-7-05Author: Barbara CleverlyCategory: Mystery (professional)Published: 2002Pages: 287 Basic Plot:In 1910, a late-night fire takes the life of Dolly Prentice, wife of an English solider in a calvary unit called the Bengal Greys. By 1922, five such wives have died, all the month of March. The latest is a…

Evaluation

I mentioned last week about our spring brunch. With any event, there should be an afterward evaluation. Ours consisted of everyone just mentioning to me that “everything went really well,” which I’m realizing now probably doesn’t help that much. I received today from Right from the Heart the following, which…

Hidden talents

One of the hardest things for me as a leader is delegating work out. I strongly believe in developing the talents and gifts of my in-house people, but it can be tough to let go of responsibilities if you aren’t quite sure the person is skilled in that area. Enter…