Shrinking a Big Head

by Amy Anderson
Managing Editor

Today, I’d like to take a lesson from a godfather of soul.

Profiles in Greatness: Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale was a career nurse at a time when women did not have careers and nurses did not receive training. She was a hospital reformer and a pioneer in statistical analysis in an age when such accomplishments were reserved for men. Today, her legacy of caring, innovation and perseverance reminds us to never take […]

Profiles in Greatness: Wilbur and Orville Wright

Wilbur and Orville Wright were self-taught engineers. They repaired bicycles for a living in Dayton, Ohio, while they studied what humans had long-dreamt of achieving: flight. Because they insisted on proving the naysayers wrong, they ended up revolutionizing not only how we travel, but also how we do business and relate to each other around […]

Profiles in Greatness: Benjamin Franklin

No single word can describe Benjamin Franklin. He was a publisher and author, a scientist and inventor, a civic leader, a diplomat and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Today, he is remembered for his wit, wisdom and perseverance in the face of adversity. “From a child I was fond of reading, and all […]