Category Archives: Leadership

You Can’t Hit What You Don’t Aim At

By | November 22, 2019

[November 22, 2019]  There is an ancient question that continues to haunt humans.  That question is, “What should we aim at in life?”1  Many philosophers have dedicated their lives to answering the question, and a mountain of sage advice has been forthcoming.  I guess that we will continue exploring answers.  But here is one thing I do know,… Read More »

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 »