Investing in Human Capital

Paul Moore “Investing in Human Capital” – 1.20.15 Over the years since I first started reading them in 1992, Rotary News columns have often been excellent. Some offered wonderful insights into the lives and thoughts of fellow club members; others intrigued me with ideas and observations about our city, state, nation, and world. I hope […]

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Thoughts on making the New Year a Better One

– Susan McVey The end of one calendar year and the beginning of another lends itself to reflection, review, forecasts, resolutions, and the launching of new initiatives. Many of us have probably engaged in at least one or more of these during the last few days. In fact, if we were to share our lists, we […]

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Usually, It’s Tribalism that Matters

Bart Binning, Ed.D.  “Usually, It’s Tribalism that Matters” – 11.18.14 There is neural evidence that humans interact with each other based on a tribal paradigm. Research by Robin Dunbar, Peter Killworth, and H. Russell Bernard suggest that the human brain can effectively interact with between 150 and 290 individuals. Malcolm Gladwell’s book The Tipping Point […]

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Ebola and the Quarantine Quandary

Stephen Prescott, M.D.  “Ebola and the Quarantine Quandary”  Like Oklahoma’s weather, the news on Ebola changes quickly. Between the time I write this article and the time you are reading it, the story about this global health crisis will no doubt have moved in many new directions. Still, I feel confident that at least one […]

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A Rotarian Fighting For A Rotarian

Mike Turpen  “A Rotarian Fighting For A Rotarian”  Of course, it’s no secret to anyone reading these words that I’m a Democrat. But I’ve always tried to approach my job from the perspective of what’s right and what’s wrong. A case in point, I believe, goes back to 2001, when Oklahoma’s two Republican senators, Jim […]

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