Category Archives: Characteristics

What Happens When you Lack Character?

By | October 31, 2019

[October 31, 2019]  A few days ago, the owners of Lloyd Taco Trucks in Buffalo, New York, apologized for serving food outside a federal detention center run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Commercial businesses, small businesses in particular, often do not involve themselves in controversial political debates; else they alienate potential customers.  We can learn from… Read More »

Lessons Learned: Greed is a Character Flaw

By | October 17, 2019

[October 17, 2019]  Discussion of the importance of character can be found in ancient texts, intertwined with the fog of ancient history.  Unsurprisingly, character can be found in the modern, high-speed technological prowess we experience today.  Hard work, self-sacrifice, positive attitude, and good judgment are just a few character traits that place the most admired citizen on the… Read More »

13 Ways Military Organization is Better (Part 2)

By | September 3, 2019

[September 3, 2019]  Yesterday, I wrote that the U.S. military’s organization is superior to most civilian companies (see link here).  What makes it different?  I’ve come up with 13 ways that show why the military is better.  Today, I’ll list the final eight methods.2 This article is based, in part, on work done by Christopher Littlestone, who is… Read More »

13 Ways Military Organization is Better (Part 1)

By | September 2, 2019

[September 2, 2019]  The U.S. military is far better organized than most civilian companies.  You will find more structure, honesty, and focus in any military unit compared to their civilian counterparts.  This is the reason that today, I’m providing 13 methods the military organization is better than civilian businesses. Yesterday, I was speaking with my neighbor whose son… Read More »

Importance of the ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

By | August 28, 2019

[August 28, 2019]  It was 56 years ago today, August 28, 1963, when Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous and inspiring ‘I Have a Dream’ speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.  Most of us believe the importance of his speech centered on removing racial segregation and discrimination against blacks in America. MLK’s speech was much… Read More »