Monthly Archives: August 2021

Building Trust

By | August 19, 2021

[August 19, 2021]  A fundamental attribute of any leader is the ability to build trust in the people who work for us, supervisors, peers and associates, and clients.  Building and managing that trust ranks as one of the top factors to achieve and sustain high levels of organizational strength.  It is also a measure of a leader’s successful… Read More »

U.S. Retreating from Afghanistan [Vietnam Redux]

By | August 16, 2021

[August 16, 2021]  When you don’t have allies, you don’t have anything.  In Afghanistan, we just dumped an ally by turning them over to a terror group known as the Taliban.  Perhaps Americans forgot what happened almost exactly to the day, 20 years ago, when Islamic terrorists slammed airliners into buildings making September 11 a day in infamy. … Read More »

Knowing When to Quit

By | August 13, 2021

[August 13, 2021]  The Revolutionary War was nearing an end, although few realized how close it really was.  One of those groups that did not realize how close it was, were those loyal to the English King in South Carolina. Today is a lesson in knowing when to quit. I’ve always been of the mind never to give up,… Read More »

Police Turn their Backs to Chicago Mayor

By | August 12, 2021

[August 12, 2021]  In a recent incident this past Saturday night, the police turned their backs to anti-police Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot when she visited the hospital where an officer is in critical condition.  The officers’ female partner, Ella French, died from injuries suffered at a routine traffic stop.  Two brothers were arrested for her murder.1 The hospitalized… Read More »