On January 18, 2023, Alaska’s Principal of the Year, Mary Fulp, was forcefully removed from her home, admitted to Mat-Su Regional Medical Center, subjected to psychiatric testing, tied to a gurney, and injected with psychotropic medication1. The chain of events that unfolded could provide the basic ingredients of a sci-fi horror tale. In the world of non-fiction, it was a personal nightmare for Mary Fulp. It also opened up a constitutional hornets nest.
If anything strings together my career it is observing how people, including myself, respond to change.
No issue faces more political posturing than social security. The Democrats incessantly accuse Republicans of wanting to end, or destroy social security. “They are after your retirement.” Republicans insist that no one is going to destroy your retirement security. But they offer solutions with fear and trepidation because each time they make the attempt, they are destroyed in the media and the results often show up in elections.
Why form a website to discuss Facebook? Why not discuss issues on Facebook itself?
I just obtained another certification (officially), which joins the numerous unofficial certificates that I earned through corporate training courses. Whenever I go through this experience I have to wrestle with the justification of the certificate process. Is it really worth it? What does it prove? Originally posted on LinkedIn on February 16, 2016, this article…