Category Archives: Leadership

We Called Her Bigmama

By | October 31, 2018

[October 31, 2018]  Occasionally we are the lucky ones who have someone in our family that keeps us on the straight path to being a good person and who does so by dispensing practical guidance.  My maternal grandmother, we called her bigmama, was a no-nonsense lady with the utmost integrity, moral strength, and compassion. “Don’t allow your fears… Read More »

Core Values: Norfolk Southern Railway

By | October 28, 2018

[October 28, 2018]  Railroads are not dead and they’re not dying.  While this seems to be the current thinking of logisticians, railways across the world are making a comeback from the days of deteriorating rail lines, outdated equipment, and dilapidated structures.  Norfolk Southern Railway is one of those making headlines in modernization and efficiency. Norfolk Southern is making… Read More »

Get Your Act Straight

By | October 27, 2018

[October 27, 2018]  One of my advantages that gained leadership fundamentals for me was to grow up in a small town in the southern states of the U.S.  Everyone knew everyone.  Also, everyone was not hesitant to tell you to get your act straight whenever they believed you needed their advice; which was always. I lost track of… Read More »

Retired Navy SEAL: No Excuses

By | October 22, 2018

[October 22, 2018]  Occasionally, I run across a story that impresses me; not because it’s about someone overcoming adversity (which is newsworthy) but because important lessons are learned from it.  David Goggins is a retired Navy SEAL and shares a story of his difficult journey and in doing so gives us a number of valuable life and leadership… Read More »