Gordon Mercer and Marcia Mercer Global Digital Post: “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” David Brinkley
Gordon Mercer and Marcia Mercer Global Digital Post: Is it time to once again apply the first law of leadership that started us on the path to becoming a great nation?
Gordon Mercer and Marcia Mercer Global Digital Post: “Here in America we are descended in blood and spirit from revolutionists and rebels –men and women who dare dissent from accepted doctrine.” Dwight Eisenhower
Gordon Mercer and Marcia Mercer Global Digital Post: “The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” Ben Franklin
Gordon Mercer and Marcia Mercer Global Digital Post: “Franklin is a progressive community and increasingly has global connections.” Margaret Ramsey
Gordon Mercer and Marcia Mercer Global Digital Post: “I’ve always believed that if you never get off the offence, you never have to worry about playing defense and I would suspect that you will see the House move on offense, listening to the will of the American people.“ Congressman John Boehner
Gordon Mercer and Marcia Mercer Global Digital Post: “I like thinking big. I aim very high, and then I just keep pushing and pushing and pushing to get what I’m after. The best thing you can do is deal from strength, and leverage is the biggest strength you can have. Leverage is having something the other guy wants.” Donald Trump, "Trump: The Art of The Deal"
The Gordon E. Mercer Law of Organizational Renaissance: “When 25 percent of the people in organizations use 25 percent ‘more’ of their talents on the organization’s core mission, an organizational renaissance begins. An organizational renaissance involves the rebirth and renewal of an organization through talent and creativity in a culture that rewards and develops talent."
Global Law of Nations: “Finally, it should be clear by now that a nation can be no stronger abroad than she is at home.” John F. Kennedy, 1963 (The speech of John Kennedy that was never given.)
At the 2008 Pi Gamma Mu triennial international convention held in Atlanta, Ga., Eric Knutson was elected by students from colleges and universities across the United States to be the honor society’s “shadow president.” Pi Gamma Mu believes that students and government benefit when students are more involved in democracy. Eric, as shadow president, was given the responsibility to evaluate the new president’s activities and give him policy advice. Originally from Schuyler, Neb., Eric graduated with a B.S. in History, summa cum laude, from Wayne State College in Wayne, Neb., in May, 2009. He is currently in his second year at the University of Nebraska College of Law. This past summer, he clerked for the office of the Nebraska Attorney General in the Criminal Appeals Department.