Diamonds, Deadlifts, and Yardsticks
- March 29, 2023
For a bibliophile, it is finding an unusual limited edition book. For a philatelist, it is finding a rare stamp. For a leadership guru, it is finding a young person who not only has the potential for leadership but is already a leader! Getting elected as a class officer in high school is not based
As was noted in this last week’s County Hall Corner, Williamsport Police Chief Damon Hagan conducted an important press conference to address the recent number of shootings in the city of Williamsport. Only in the position of chief of police since January of this year, Hagan inherited a department that was suffering from low morale
Ask many people what their perfect job would be, and they would respond to own their own business. The idea of being one’s own boss is appealing, but the reality is that simply because a person has a valuable skill or talent, it doesn’t mean they have the knowledge necessary for running their own business.
The comic strip “Dilbert” mocks the contemporary business office. There is a character by the name of Asok, who is a brilliant young intern whose wisdom is not appreciated, and thus ends up doing the most menial of tasks. (Example: “Hey, my staple remover is broken. Somebody toss that intern to me.”) Scott Adams, the