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Be, Know,Do: Forming character the West Point Way

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Conventional wisdom says that by the time young people reach college, it’s too late to change them. The U.S. Military Academy begs to differ. The civilian world can learn a lot from the way West Point instills values, shapes behaviors, and builds character.

… West Point embarked upon an intense institutional conversation that continues to this day. We questioned our basic assumptions and reexamined our very essence. In a world that had been remade virtually overnight, what was the purpose of the U.S. Military Academy, and how exactly should we go about meeting that obligation?

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Written by frrl

March 21, 2010 at 5:03 am

A Savage Factory

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An Eyewitness to the Auto Industry’s Self Destruction

We (yes, I have a mouse in my pocket), wrote a review of this book a few months ago (here)

The author, Robert J. Dewar, has a WordPress blog.
For some insights into the auto industry, check out his blog –

I think Dewars book is an important contribution to the history of the automotive industry.

Written by frrl

March 13, 2010 at 5:11 am

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