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Charles Tillman: Community Leader

To most Wisconsinites and Packer fans he may play for the ‘enemy’, but Chicago Bears Defensive Back Charles Tillman is someone we can all look up to. In February he received Fifth Third Bank’s 2011 Community Leadership Award & Namesake Scholarship as one of three people recognized for their leadership and efforts that have provided meaningful impact … Continue reading

Bucks Player Did the Right Thing

Here is a pretty amazing story about 4 players, one of them a current Buck (Corey Maggette), stepping up to take care of their coach when the team wouldn’t. Clippers assistant coach Kim Hughes found out he had cancer. Then it got worse, the team said they wouldn’t pay for the surgery. Maggette and several … Continue reading

The Well-Met Gentleman’s Code is Up

The first draft of a perpetual document is up now – the Well-Met Gentleman’s code. My four basic rules with a brief description are selected and for each I have compiled just the beginning of lists of quotes and references on practicing each one – there are far wiser people than me that we can … Continue reading

If You Can…

Found another great ‘gentleman’ quote today, this one by the Dalai Lama: If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them. This repeats the messages of philanthropy, manners, and hints at the ethic of reciprocity. It also reminds me of the traditional message we have gotten from mothers … Continue reading

The Organic Commandment

Today I went to the Milwaukee Art Museum with friends and their boys to see a Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit. Always good to see Mr.  Wright’s work and not just his visual, but also his philosophical ideas. This is one of my favorites – I have a t-shirt of it and also a card with … Continue reading

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