When choosing a president or any person in leadership capacity, watch how they act under pressure. How a person acts in the fire is who they really are. Good leadership has a quality that is indispensable. It must be able to handle criticism without immature responses and knee-jerk emotional outbursts. Leadership carries an expectancy – … Continue reading Handling the Inevitable in Leadership
People dying in brutal attacks perpetrated by individuals consumed with hate has escalated to a fever pitch in recent times.
The horrendous acts of murderous violence which took place in Paris on November 13 has left many feeling vulnerable and shaken. The 128 people who lost their lives in the attack will be forever mourned by their loved ones who will sadly miss their brother, sister, parent, or child. The world suffers because 128 potential … Continue reading The Culprit of Paris
On Wednesday March 18th Reuben Egolf (pictured here) received a Doctorate of Philosophies in Humanities from the Chief Chancellor Dr. Clyde Rivers of the United Graduate College and Seminary International. The alumni consists of several presidents (former and current), first ladies, and distinguished leaders around the world. Dr. Egolf wanted to express his heartfelt appreciation … Continue reading Reuben Egolf Receives a Doctorate in Humanities
There are real viable solutions for racial, ethnic, tribal, and religious divisions. For it to materialize, race baiting, hatred, personal gain, and vengeance must stop. Leadership can lay these things down and come to a table and truly begin sound, honest, and meaningful discussion, that will produce healing and peace. It doesn't end with a conversation, we must leave that table and implement it into action.
Once we learn objectively from our past, the quality of our decisions in the present improve, and our future becomes brighter.
If we have ever needed an honored filled society it is now! Honor is a value that creates a safe place where people can be free. Honor protects the value that people have for those who are different than they are.
We must understand it is never a one man show. We don’t make it to the top alone nor do we fail alone. People that surround us provide support by adding to or taking away and thus deteriorating our effectiveness. Quality in our friends, co-workers, associates, and consultants, can never be underestimated. Proper vetting is worth the time and investment that will reward us with success, less regret, and fewer painful experiences.
Improving our leadership skills takes time, effort, dedication, and humility. We cannot microwave ourselves to better ability and effectiveness. It is a slow-cooking process of development; no one arrives at it overnight. We arrive at maturity and improvement not accidentally, but on purpose.
Being a visionary doesn't mean you live in the future ignoring the present. It's what brings purpose and motivation to the present.