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Leadership Lessons From a Night of Funk with Maceo Parker

David Malter | February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

I was lucky enough to go out on a school night this week and see a truly outstanding performance by an unbelievable performer, Maceo Parker. If you don’t know who he is, find some of his music (there is a link at the bottom of this post) or just think P-Funk, James Brown, Ray Charles […]

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Building a Successful, Lasting Team: From the Desk of Professor Dave

David Malter | December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

After a busy Summer spent happily disconnected, a close friend suggested I watch Hard Knocks which follows an NFL team throughout training camp. I am constantly evaluating how what I’m watching/reading applies to the importance of company culture and employee engagement and he success of organizations. One of the coaches pointed to a saying on […]

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Thinking About Bullying All Year Long: From the Desk of Professor Dave

David Malter | November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

As we begin the off-season work of looking at the totality of our Summer programs, it’s imperative to objectively critique our Behavior Management plans including Bullying Prevention and Awareness. If you are lucky enough to interact with other youth development professionals throughout the year at conferences or other meet-ups, you may have access to some […]

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The WISE A. Conflict Resolution Method at Camp Stomping Ground

Jack Schott | October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Jack Schott I don’t like punishment. I never liked taking away flashlight time, or putting kids in time out. Punishment isn’t a long term deterrent of behavior and it gives kids the wrong message, but what other options do we have? Sometimes kids are mean, unsafe, or damage property.   Our staff, especially our […]

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