Tag: discipline

Big Intellect, Little Discipline, Little Achievement

By Thomas J. Stanley on Sep 3rd, 2013 in Mentor's Corner

Here is a short piece about an interesting article published in The Chronicle of Higher Education, i.e. “Ph.D. Attrition: How Much is Too Much?”.  The subtitle of this article is indeed telling: A disturbing 50 percent of doctoral students leave graduate school without finishing.  How can this be possible?  The large majority of doctoral students […]

Teach Your Children Well-Part I

By Thomas J. Stanley on Sep 14th, 2010 in Current Events

The diet police are up in arms again.  In essence they are proposing that the government take action so that our children will be discouraged from patronizing fast food restaurants. Imagine banning Happy Meals?  From this writer’s point of view this is un-American!  I believe that the diet police are made up of malcontents who […]