Category Archives: Information

Great Leaders Dramatize Ideas

By | February 10, 2020

[February 10, 2020]  The idea that senior leaders aggressively promote their people, organizations, and missions is not new thinking.  These leaders also dramatize ideas that are at the core of what they do. Years ago, in 1964, Italian journalist Luigi Barzini, Jr. wrote the popular book The Italians.1  In his book, he delved deeply into the Italian national… Read More »

Things That Don’t Matter

By | February 9, 2020

[February 9, 2020]  One of the desirable attributes I find among combat veterans is they are skillful at judging what is essential, in contrast to those things in life that don’t matter.  Perhaps the reason is they have seen truly horrific destruction and death and can understand that there are small things in life that are mere distractions… Read More »

An Imaginary Speech

By | February 7, 2020

[February 7, 2020]  The official political relationship between the American Colonies and the British Government in the mid-1700s was not always “gentlemanly,” but it was a time that the expression of sentiments was open and honest.  I find that reading the letters and publications can give us an education in wittiness, clarity, and honesty. Benjamin Franklin’s life and… Read More »

The New Coronavirus and Chinese Censorship

By | January 26, 2020

[January 26, 2020]  The new Coronavirus began to spread faster than determined Chinese censorship could hide it.  A theme promoted on this leadership blog is that when senior leaders fail, people suffer the consequences.  Another theme is that socialism and communism are ideologies that restrict the free flow of people, information, and ideas.  This new virus began in… Read More »