At PaulSchwager.com you can learn a bit more about me as well as connect with me.

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Lead with CARE. This simple word summarizes my leadership strategy. For me it is all about relationships and the word CARE articulates the key attributes that guide success.
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“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.” ~C. S. Lewis
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The ability to explore many topics and work with different people is what I enjoy most about research. Most of my research focuses on technology mediated relationship.
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“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ~Mahatma Gandhi
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“Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them.” Thomas Kinkade

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My Journey

“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt
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Engaging Leadership: My Blog  is where I share some of my thoughts on Leadership, Technology, Business Education and other interests. For me it is about progress, not perfection.
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About Me:

Husband, father, brother, friend, MIS Professor, & Associate Dean. Interested in leadership, technology, and business education. For me it's all about progress, not perfection.
My Mission:
Engaging, Encouraging, and Equipping individual and organizational success. Leading with CARE
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Some of my thoughts and ramblings:

Appreciating Diversity

We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion. ~Max de Per A couple of...

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Getting to No

“The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.” ~Tony Blair There is a great book called “Getting to Yes.” It is about negotiating agreement and makes a lot of sense. It is definitely a worthwhile read. But there is also a need for “Getting...

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Experience with a Standing Desk

If you are like me, you have seen multiple articles over the last few years about the benefits of a standing desk. I’ve looked and I’ve wondered, but never did anything. One big reason is the price and the other is ECU has invested in the furniture. Then I saw the...

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