Category Archives: Information

Keeping the Best Employees

By | October 16, 2013

[October 16, 2013]  Today’s business environment is changing.  Companies are struggling to meet the challenges and the opportunities of a communications-centric business environment.  This means that the way organizations are lead must keep pace, in part, by retaining their best employees. So, how do we keep the best, first-rate employees?  It is common knowledge that keeping any employee… Read More »

Americans Dissatisfied with U.S. Gov’t

By | October 12, 2013

[October 12, 2013]  It is certainly no surprise that we Americans today are not happy with our federal government.  Our dissatisfaction has reached a record-breaking low point. Consider how dissatisfied we are in the following sampling of survey results: 18% are satisfied with the way the nation is being governed1   60% say fire every single member of Congress2  … Read More »

Leadership in a Family Business

By | October 8, 2013

[October 8, 2013]  Yesterday I was fortunate enough to visit the corporate offices and museum of Hillerich & Bradsby Company who make the Louisville Slugger1 baseball bat in Louisville, Kentucky.  For the baseball enthusiasts out there, you can understand the thrill of visiting here.  But this is really a story about a family that through determination, hard work,… Read More »

Repost: The Purpose of Divisiveness

By | September 30, 2013

[September 30, 2013]  For some reason the “Purpose of Divisiveness” post from 26 September does not work.  Here it is reposted. Yesterday I was listening to the news on the radio while driving.  I don’t remember the specific channel or who was talking but I do remember the news reporter replaying comments from a U.S. Representative (purposefully unnamed).  Our… Read More »

Small Town Leadership

By | September 29, 2013

[September 29, 2013]  Yesterday in a small central Pennsylvania town, there was a community celebration called “Borough Day”.  The celebration, an annual event, is designed to show off the community-minded spirit of its people. “The Little Town that Could®” demonstrates that strong leadership works great things regardless of the number of people involved, the resources available (small budget),… Read More »

A Leadership Philosophy

By | September 27, 2013

[September 27, 2013]  When I was a young Infantry captain and company commander, I published my command philosophy (i.e., my leadership philosophy) – good thing because it forced me to think about how I would act and how I thought soldiers would perceive me. I had spent time reading books on famous leaders from history, World War II… Read More »