Affluenza, indeed!

On November 27, 1978 Dan White, a former supervisor entered San Francisco city hall and shot and killed Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk.  His defense lawyer successfully argued that Whites judgement had been impaired by his consumption of Twinkies. In...

The Learning Curve

 National Mentoring Day, January 21, 2016 Meet Linda and Melzetta! — by Leni Miller I interviewed Linda Mornell for my last column in the Huffington Post.  January is National Mentor Month.  January 21 is National Mentor day.  A moment to savor, reflect and...

Affluenza! Indeed!

On November 27, 1978 Dan White, a former supervisor entered San Francisco city hall and shot and killed Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk.  His defense lawyer successfully argued that Whites judgement had been impaired by his consumption of Twinkies. In...

The Power of Failure

Blog #2 11.23.15 Going For Hard; The Power of Failure So how does one go about finding one’s voice? Today’s culture paves a smooth path for many kids, making sure the bumps and potholes are missing in their world as they grow into adults. In my last blog...

Going For Hard

Today is a big day—a new blog on my new website lindamornell.com!  The first of weekly Tuesday morning thoughts on the state of today’s adolescents.  As founder of Summer Search and promoter of leadership development in low-income adolescents for the last 25 years I...