Wandering Into Wisdom

This blog chronicles the knowledge, insight and wisdom I encounter every day as a leadership consultant, executive coach, educator, father, friend and citizen. This site is dedicated to my father, Louis (Jack) Laughlin, who passed on to me an appreciation for wisdom. A special thanks to my friend Isaac Cheifetz, a businessman and journalist, who helped me understand the value of blogs and encouraged me to write one.

Limited Power*

I attended a Rotary function today where the principle of a magnate school outlined their efforts to improve the school’s quality of education. When I asked him what national policies could improve education he just laughed and said that local communities determine the quality of education, so he doesn't pay much attention to national politics. One wonders how many issues on the national political agenda simply can't be addressed by the politicians in Washington.

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