How Joe Paterno Can Continue to Inspire


Let’s face it. There’s nothing good that is coming out of the Penn State scandal right now. And I was so saddened to read of the rioting that took place overnight in protest of the sacking of Joe Paterno. Let others talk about his blame and shame. I can’t help feeling very sorry for the 84-year-old man who dedicated his life to the school, more than $5 million of his own personal funds and who attracted an additional $1 billion from Penn State alum and fans who deeply love(d) him. And now the coda of his career is a riot upon his termination and disgrace.

I also feel bad for author John Locke, who wrote a blog  a year ago celebrating Paterno as a father figure in absentia, as his own father died when he was only two years … Continue Reading

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Tiane Mitchell Gordon

In the current business environment that celebrates the inscrutable “game face,” the only way you can be a Tiane Mitchell Gordon is to just give in to the force of nature and go for it. Lavishly affectionate and over-the-top exuberant, her calling within AOL, LLC is to embrace its employees within the philosophy that they’re valued for who they are. … Continue Reading

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