A few words to describe the current times and events would be tumultuous, uncertain, and divisive. Let's look beyond the reasons that have produced these extremes and peer into what is needed to change the adjectives. We often say "leadership is needed" but what does that mean exactly? Times like this demand a courage to … Continue reading Leading Past the Present
I arrived in Penn Station in New York via train and walked to the escalators that lead out of the station to the street. Approaching, I noticed the escalators were jammed packed and people waiting to get on them. However, there were a set of wide steps in the middle of them and possibly two … Continue reading It Takes Work
Look for others to encourage. It is a fact that when we focus on the needs of others we tend to diminish the discomfort of our own lives.
A man was walking through a supermarket with a screaming baby in the shopping cart. A woman nearby noticed that time and again the man would calmly say: “Keep calm, Albert. Keep calm, Albert. Finally, in admiration for the man’s patience as the child continued to wail, the woman walked up to him and said: “Sir, I … Continue reading What Can I Do in these Times
This emotional tidal wave that has splashed ashore in these times of uncertainty will be met with a resolve that unites and not divides. Stay safe, …In these Times of Crisis – Hope
This emotional tidal wave that has splashed ashore in these times of uncertainty will be met with a resolve that unites and not divides. Stay safe, remain vigilant, and be thankful to the One who created us.
Leadership must look beyond the current flame of the moment, and look at the factors that produced this inflammation in society.
One day a young student asked his professor, what’s the difference between school and life? The professor replied, “in school, you’re taught a lesson and then you are given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson. Lessons are repeated in life until they are finally learned. That’s why it … Continue reading Lessons Learned
Fire provided warmth for millions of homes last night. It also burned down a house. Control matters and attitudes are of the utmost importance. Our passions have the ability to provide a betterment of life to experience for others, or destroy their well-being. Saturating the halls of people’s lives with our own purposeful contributions reciprocate … Continue reading Receive what you Give
A voice of balance needs to arise. One that can build a bridge over the chasm of tension, division, and discontentment in order to lead without polarizing the issues. An individual operating in the lofty heights of a statesman where convictions supersede the whimsical winds of fickle mindedness. A voice that refuses to lower its … Continue reading A Voice Of Reason