Jul 242015
Social Media Platforms for SBSL

Service Before Self Leadership is an educational services company that has a very broad based presence on social media networks/platforms, & communities.

Below is the full list as of the time of this post in the mid summer of 2015. Thank you very much for connecting, if you choose to do so!

Twitter : https://twitter.com/RkKaizenSbsL

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/pages/Service-Before-Self-Leadership/102956400046734

GoodReads : https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/10209267-sj-barakony?shelf=read&utm_medium=api&utm_source=grid_widget

LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/company/service-before-self-leadership?trk=biz-companies-cym&_mSplash=1

Instagram : https://instagram.com/sbslceo/

Google+ : https://plus.google.com/111810965279306738054/posts

Tumblr : http://thisrascallovesfreedom.tumblr.com/

YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUvaS0zx-HaFvaj8O9W9lzg

40Billion : http://www.40billion.com/company.asp?resid=204390954

MeetUp.com : http://www.meetup.com/members/102403822/

Best of the best at all times!

Jul 152015
The 15 Root Issues

Over the course of the next few months, this blog will be used to spotlight, issue by/per issue, each of the fifteen/15 root issues that exist within the traditional public school/undergraduate educational models, which span from pre-K all the way through the end of the four years until a B.A., B.S., or other functional equivalent credential is received.

The full list of 15 is below to get us started:

o Little, if any, focus on people (soft) skills
o Entrepreneurial / business ownership mindset is rarely, if ever, taught
o Instilling a vision & encouragement of dreams is missing/lacking.
o Financial literacy / wisdom ( too much focus on consumerism )
o “Silo” approach to learning / too narrow. ( nearly all, if not all, content is, and should be, inter-linked.)
o Political climate
o Testing ( credentialist )
o Gift sets ( define/learn/do ) not a focus. Too much standardization and conformity.
o Autonomy & empowerment ( teaching critical/depth thinking )
o Leadership is for all.
o ROI ( $$ -> results ) – this equation is not bearing fruit.
o Stuck in past era/age(s) – the amount of time in the classroom hearkens back to the Agricultural Age, and the curriculum/discussions are akin to the Corporate Industrial Age.
o Remediation – too many have to retake the same material/content later on.
o Lack of focus on personalities/temperaments
o State v. Social (family) power ( the family, not the state, is the cornerstone of society. )

As always, with this blog, feedback is most welcome. Thank you for reading & all the very best at all times!

Jul 042015

‘Ruth’ (Pastor @StephenDDavey) ~~~> Pastor Davey is not only a true servant leader of his church in North Carolina; he’s also a terrific author whose ‘Wisdom Commentary Series’ of faith books have trusted places on my liber education bookshelves. Recently, another, entitled ‘Esther’ was reviewed;here, Mr. Davey again digs deeply into a sometimes overlooked O/T account to glean many lessons for our modern world, which is quite often lacking in wisdom when it comes to relationships (to wit: look at the surveys about friendship; those of the divorce rates in the western world; and the never ending decline of quality in our mass/major media’s offerings.) This is a truly excellent read about real life men & women: Boaz, Naomi, & Ruth; in fact, on page 10, Davey informs us that this account “… provides the only detailed example in the Bible of the Hebrew ‘goel’ — kinsman redeemer.” He draws from the well of a previous summation of Ruth & Boaz’s relationship penned by J. Vernon McGee, as well as mixing in scripture/verses from the New Testament to ensure that the reader understands just how foundational this man & woman are to what was to come once we entered the years of A.D., after Jesus’ birth. My highlighter was used frequently to ensure that the knowledge shared was easier to apply to my never ending walk of faith and leadership. It’s certainly the case that you will also learn just as much!