You Can’t Stop Them, You Can Only Hope to Contain Them: Zach McCabe Fiasco

Iowa State basketball coach Fred Hoiberg didn’t hold back his displeasure towards social media during his press conference on Monday. After Iowa’s loss to Wisconsin, several Iowa fans typed out their frustrations at Hawkeye senior Zach McCabe. McCabe was called for a blocking foul (that could have gone the other way), and he air-balled a … More You Can’t Stop Them, You Can Only Hope to Contain Them: Zach McCabe Fiasco

“Let Them Own It”

Recently, I’ve noticed how people are obsessed with getting revenge or demanding their recourse over things that have happened to them, or something that was said to them.  They feel the urge to respond to everything angrily and emotionally.  No wonder why we’re on a one-way trip to a nervous breakdown.  This week, a 2 … More “Let Them Own It”

Parents need schooling as much as the kids do

Two college classmates and I were rehashing the annual Character Counts gala at the Hy-Vee Conference Center Friday night.  The gala honored Indianapolis tight end and Livermore native Dallas Clark with the Bob Ray Pillar of Character award. The conversation segued into the Character Counts program in itself and how effective it is in the … More Parents need schooling as much as the kids do