Customer Service and Leadership (Part 2)

By | June 4, 2014

[June 04, 2014] In Part 1, the link between customer service and leadership was discussed (link here). I proposed that customer service varies somewhat by organization; the basics however are largely the same. A retail business for example may be different in their customer service than the military. Today, I will make this comparison. Oh, what about my… Read More »

Photographs of Battle: World War One

By | June 3, 2014

[June 03, 2014] This year in 2014, we will be honoring the heroic sacrifices made by American and Allied troops in the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the “war to end all wars.” In this blog, I plan to show how leadership was the deciding factor in the First World War. We at are privileged to… Read More »

Leadership is Attitude

By | June 2, 2014

[June 02, 2014] Domino’s Pizza has a commercial out that begins with their product innovator saying, “we know that failure is an option.” The commercial makes the point that in order to get ahead and to get better mistakes will be made. It is the attitude we take to keep our head up and our hearts in the… Read More »

Small Town Leadership: The Celebration Singers

By | June 1, 2014

[June 01, 2014] Last night in a small New Jersey town, there was a celebration of the 75th anniversary of singing by The Celebration Singers. These singers have been entertaining audiences in the area for 75 years. Their goal is to provide quality musical programs for their audiences and members. Strong leadership works and it worked great things… Read More »

Off Topic: ISEE-3 Spacecraft Contacted

By | May 31, 2014

[May 31, 2014] Launched in 1978, the International Sun-Earth-Explorer (ISEE) spacecraft was long thought dead in space. However, a group of like-minded amateur “astro-engineers” took control of it recently, according to the Space College Foundation, Inc.1 Is that cool or what? This non-profit organization strives to provide “access to educational resources, career opportunities, and hands-on involvement in space… Read More »

VA Scandal: Shinseki Resigns

By | May 31, 2014

[May 31, 2014] Interim Veterans Administration chief Sloan Gibson stated that the VA as a whole needs “a change in culture.” The scandal of hiding wait times that appears to have resulted in military veteran deaths is shameful. However, the fix is not in better management systems and processes but in the elimination of the VA’s current employment… Read More »