Can Courts Lead in Solving the Opioid Crisis?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: March 2020 Episode Over 10 million Americans misused opioids in 2018, which includes over 800,000 heroin users.  In 2016, there were more than 64,000 overdose deaths in the United States; in 2017 overdose deaths jumped to over 70,000.  This is a number that continues to grow in at least 23 states.  … Continue reading Can Courts Lead in Solving the Opioid Crisis?

Is It Time for a Fresh Look at Cell Phones and Courts?

Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: February 2020 Episode For better or worse we can no longer live without our Smartphones.  We use them to talk and text our friends; they keep our appointments, pictures, and business notes; they help us with research; they track of our children; they allow us to call 911 in an emergency.  … Continue reading Is It Time for a Fresh Look at Cell Phones and Courts?

Is Bail Reform Working? Charlotte’s Revealing Story

Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: January 2020 Episode It has been estimated that nationally, more than 60 percent of people in jail have not been convicted of a crime, they are awaiting trial.  Almost 500,000 defendants are in jail pretrial because they cannot afford to post bail.  Three-quarters of pretrial detainees have been charged with a … Continue reading Is Bail Reform Working? Charlotte’s Revealing Story

New Editions of IACA and NACM Journals Have Great Articles!

The latest editions of the IACA & NACM journals have great, thought-provoking articles. Here are the titles of several that caught my eye (and links to read).

Dealing with the Generations: What Do Good Managers Understand?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: December 2019 Episode Managing the multigenerational workplace is more demanding today than ever before. Why has it become such a challenge?  One reason is that we are living and working longer.  Today, we can expect to live 18 years longer (79 years old) than if we were born in 1935.  Second, … Continue reading Dealing with the Generations: What Do Good Managers Understand?