Category Archives: Information

Lessons Learned: Pride is a Character Failure

By | November 20, 2019

[November 20, 2019]  The defining of character, which colors our deeds and speech, is what separates this blog from traditional leadership websites. With the study of character we can see those primordial emotions that pull us into an abyss of conceit, vanity, and arrogance.  Pride is overindulgence.  Pride is an excess that pushes us upward to elation but… Read More »

The Uncommon People

By | November 18, 2019

[November 18, 2019]  The day I met Hal Moore was more thrilling than speaking with all the Hollywood stars in California.  There sometimes comes a time in your life when you get to meet someone who is truly uncommon.  Hal Moore, who distinguished himself at the Battle of Ia Drang Vietnam, was that person. “In the American Civil… Read More »

The Polar Bear Expedition: Allies vs. Russia

By | November 3, 2019

[November 3, 2019]  British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once said that “History is written by the victors.”  He was talking about how future generations would view World War II and the bloodbath that constituted its essential elements.  Likewise, we rarely hear about the Polar Bear Expedition of Allied Forces that attacked Russia in the midst of their Revolution. … Read More »

Leaders Need a Sustaining Meaning

By | October 29, 2019

[October 29, 2019]  All humans need to search for the meaning of life.  Like all others, leaders, too, need something to sustain them; to provide them with proper motivations and make them feel whole.  And this sustaining meaning comes only from the adoption of responsibilities. I’ve discussed the importance of the search and acceptance of responsibilities several times… Read More »