Category Archives: Values

Who was Wilhelm Röpke?

By | January 25, 2019

[January 25, 2019]  Leadership comes in many forms.  Yet, of the more undervalued leaders, those who provide moral and intellectual arguments for or against a particular idea hold a special role.  Their advocacy can be compelling as it was for Professor Wilhelm Röpke (sometimes spelled Roepke). Wilhelm Röpke (1899 – 1966) devoted his life to combating collectivism in… Read More »

Showing Moral Courage: Tulsi Gabbard

By | January 17, 2019

[January 17, 2019]  Last week, Hawaii Democrat Representative Tulsi Gabbard, penned an op-ed in which she warned: “Elected leaders who weaponize religion are playing a dangerous game.”1  She is showing moral courage because her statements run counter to the anti-religious ideology of the American Democrat Party. “While I absolutely believe in the separation of church and state as… Read More »

Hold Your Opinion

By | January 6, 2019

[January 6, 2019]  There are many reasons leaders should express their opinion; especially when their expertise and knowledge is significant or where it would do the most good.  Our leadership training and a vast array of research suggests that an inherent duty of great leaders is to provide a thoughtful opinion.  However, counterintuitive advice advocates that as a… Read More »