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.
Integrity is the breeding ground for innovation, sustained prosperity, growth, and creating a legacy for future impact in generations to come.
Relationships never grow without the fertilization of words and they never get sprayed into the garden of lives without first - communication.
Character and integrity leaves such giant footprints that it swallows the shallow meaningless attacks of those looking for a little hill to make a mountain out of it.
We live in a world that boasts of being civilized, and yet the same cyclical perpetuated problems still cause many nations to implode into the same quagmire that has been present for centuries. Corruption, mismanagement, and runaway debts drapped on the back of irresponsibility, infest our economies and standard of living like a pandemic disease. … Continue reading Leading Nations Begin with the Heart
Nations fall apart when leadership is weak in ethics and values. It weakens the inward moral compass to become an unreliable source of direction, and eventually dashes the national vessel against the rocky shores of destruction. Don't mistake the lack of values to lack of intelligence. Many despots have been educated in some of the … Continue reading Nations Rise and Fall on…
The first day on the job, in a new position, or another department with a company can be exciting, but too often is short-lived. The reception is usually a warm and friendly acceptance along with a degree of enthusiasm. In this temporal experience we can make assumptions that will lead us to a frustrating future … Continue reading New Leadership Principles
Don’t waste time being drawn into tabloid triviality disguised as pertinent issues. Focus on the issues, goals, and strategy laid out to get there. Speak about what matters. What you address, your words give power to. There are a lot of dead things now alive because someone chose to waste their time and give power … Continue reading Leadership Encouragement and Wisdom