Let me ask you a question. How long did your New Year’s Resolution last? Or, based on past failures, did you even make one this year? Most of us fail to keep commitments because we don’t realize how commitment works. We want to move from a “wish” to a “lifestyle” overnight—and it usually doesn’t work that way. The following

I describe most students today with this phrase: Involved but not committed. It’s a Habitude, from Book One of our series: Habitudes: Images That Form Leadership Habits and Attitudes. It is called, “The Half-Hearted Kamikaze.” The syndrome is illustrated by the kamikaze pilot who flew in World War II for the Japanese Air Force. He was still alive after fifty

In my last post, I blogged how students (and adults for that matter) struggle with commitment. Let me summarize what I believe has happened, then suggest how commitment works with students. We live in a world of convenience. Kids today have been called the “disposable” generation because everything can be thrown away when they’re finished with it. No commitment has to