Want To Be a Podcaster

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/WantToBeAPodcaster.mp3Once upon a time there was a wannabe podcaster. It doesn’t matter whether you insert he or she or perhaps even me. Wannabe was as far as it had gotten so far. Every day our wanna be podcaster connected the microphone to the mixer and plugged that into the computer, with the recording software ready […]

Smart Luck

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/SmartLuck.mp3Sure, some lucky ducks were born with silver spoons in their mouths; and in life’s great poker game, some people get better cards than others. It’s enough to make you just sit down and cry. The old law-of-averages certainly doesn’t apply to you. If luck were really a lady, the world would be a fairer […]

Be the Change We Wish to See

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/BeTheChangeWeWishToSee.mp3The idea that excellence is a product of training isn’t surprising. Athletes, musicians, and those who achieve preeminence in other areas requiring superior personal performance are well-aware of the necessity and value of continuous training. The point that may not be as obvious is that training and habituation are prerequisites for areas of excellence beyond […]

The Management Team

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/TheManagementTeam.mp3Taken from Ecological Human Services Management Shift focus now to consider human services agency excellence from a Management Perspective. Earlier, we saw the agency is not a static entity with fixed relationships to other entities and elements. It is more like an organism whose survival and success are interdependent with the survival and success of […]

Crisis Intervention: A Social Interaction Approach (4)

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/ci-chap_005.mp3Chapter 4 – The Assessment Set Crises are not always what they seem to be. For example, Michelle is in what might be considered a suicidal crisis, that is, she might kill herself if something is not done. To the casual observer, it may seem that the “possible suicide” is the crisis. Of course, Michelle’s […]

Hoping, Believing And Biking

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/HopingBelievingAndBiking.mp3 Start your journey with E. E. Cummings who said, “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” Then invite Samuel Johnson to join your trek. He is the one who said, “There lurks, perhaps, in every human heart a desire of distinction, which inclines every man first to hope, and […]