Core Values: Enterprise Rental-A-Car

By | May 30, 2014

[May 30, 2014] As regular readers know, I travel across the United States and overseas. Spending time in airports is second nature to me and many other military travelers. Airline service is important. Another important supply of services is rental car companies. I have rented from all the major companies in America – too many to count. Enterprise… Read More »

Leaders, Admit Mistakes … Quickly

By | May 29, 2014

[May 29, 2014] The general rule of leadership is to own up to any mistake you make and do so promptly. In particular, this is true for senior executive leaders. Reasons for admitting your mistakes are many and will be listed here. Exemptions, however, for not admitting a mistake are exceedingly rare. One unfortunate exemption to admitting ones… Read More »

Comments from Readers

By | May 28, 2014

[May 28, 2014] A number of readers have had trouble making their comments seen. The reason is that I’m using a spam filter that removes comments that the reader has not signed-up for posting. At the end of each article is a place to sign-up. It’s easy and no information obtained will be distributed to anyone, period. Your… Read More »

Leadership Lessons from a Movie?

By | May 28, 2014

[May 28, 2014] If you want to learn lessons in leadership, don’t watch a movie. That has always been my advice to young leaders. In other words, leadership is learned from relevant, practical experience, not from the comfort of your sofa, observing it from afar. I will admit however, there are a few gems of leadership buried elsewhere… Read More »

Leadership in the Space Frontier

By | May 27, 2014

[May 27, 2014] As a kid who loved all things related to science, I was enthralled with the X-15 experimental rocket aircraft of the 1950s and 60s. Somewhere in the attic is the plastic model I built around the time I started grade school. The engineers who designed and the test pilots who flew these aircraft were leaders… Read More »