It’s already the middle of April and summer is approaching. How many people made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight or who realize that bikini season is almost here and you probably need to lose a few pounds? Continue reading
How did you decide to start the New Year? Resolutions, new focus, not changing a thing, now that the year has started are you still on track? Given that New Year’s Eve was on a Wednesday, a lot of people probably took off Thursday and Friday, very easy to get off track with resolutions or new focus when you have a four day weekend.
For this guy, who hurt his back in September, getting back into shape is a top priority. Having always been someone who has exercised, spent time in the outdoors and cares about being in shape, going over three months without working out has been frustrating. It is frustrating watching years of hard work disappear. It is also frustrating knowing you have to pay attention to the phrase “listen to your body” because there was a time, much younger days, that recovery and paying attention to your body was something I didn’t need to do. Continue reading
For those that do not know, I spent 12 years as an elected member of the Board of Regents of the University of Colorado and am a proud alumnus. I have been asked to give a speech June 8, 2014 to a distinguished group based on my years of service as a regent. Stay tuned for details on live streaming since I will be participating via Skype.
My dilemma is simple: the speech I gave towards the end of my tenure is outdated because my thoughts on higher education have evolved. However, that speech is still relevant because those original thoughts still relate to higher education reforms. I have not “bounced” my new ideas with others for feedback, is now the time to share new concepts? Normally I would ask people to pick apart my arguments to make them stronger.
How would you reform higher education if you were elected for 12 years to a college board?