Vision is the petri dish for passion and motivation. Direction gives people a purpose which refines their focus to be able to concentrate on the goal. Focus itself creates boundaries alleviating leadership from the worry of scattered directionless employees. Creating a target erases vague generalities that causes a foggy atmosphere of aimless pursuits. Where focus … Continue reading Vision Necessary
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
I have noticed that there are a lot of good intentions in improving nations, but little effect is felt from those intentions. You will hear those intentions encapsulated in phrases like: => this policy will eradicate poverty => government corruption now will end => our transportation infrastructure is going to improve => this will pave … Continue reading Good Intentions Meaningless w/out Conviction
National unity is a breeding ground for growth. The dissolution of tension is predicated on the inward purpose that the country’s future is not based on individual good, but what’s best for the whole nation. Another way of putting it is – it takes teamwork which means its all inclusive. Everyone is important for the … Continue reading National Unity is a Breeding Ground for Growth.
Make it a practice to treat people as free, not slaves, as human-beings, not inanimate objects, as having rights, not pawns to control, as an opportunity to help them succeed, not an enemy to be destroyed.
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.
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.
Being a visionary doesn't mean you live in the future ignoring the present. It's what brings purpose and motivation to the present.