Reading List (Update)

By | January 6, 2015

[January 06, 2015] I’m reading several books all at the same time. Now that may seem a bit odd … yes? I have found that those who like to keep up-to-date on the latest trends, important issues of the day, and creative thinking, often do read various mediums. Printed books in particular are good for reading several at… Read More »

Happy New Year 2015

By | January 1, 2015

[January 01, 2015]  Welcome to a Happy New Year 2015. Special thanks to everyone for making the Senior Executive Leadership blog so successful. Last year I gave a special shout-out to readers from Asia and Europe. This year, I would like to also recognize additional readers from Australia, Southeast Asia, and the Northern European region. My site has… Read More »

The Green Book 2014 Edition AVAILABLE

By | December 31, 2014

December 31, 2014] It’s finally done and ready for publication … “The Green Book on Senior Executive Leadership (2014 Edition).” It includes characteristics of senior leaders developed during this year. Just like the 2013 edition, the format is PDF and thus can be downloaded and read at your convenience from this main page or from THE GREEN BOOK… Read More »

Leader Trends: Is Our Sense of Duty Slipping?

By | December 30, 2014

[December 30, 2014]  A powerful debate has been ongoing whether the sense of duty in leaders has been on the decline … or not. Recently I was involved in a lengthy conversation with senior military officers and business leaders on this topic. The common thinking is that our sense of duty is indeed slipping. Our military and business… Read More »

Resilience: Free Range Kids

By | December 29, 2014

[December 29, 2014]  A movement, based on the idea that children should not be protected from everything imaginable, is beginning to make some headway in Canada and the United States. They say overprotective parents are preventing their kids from developing into well-balanced adults. Called Free Range Kids, children are allowed to be more independent, gaining resilience and critical… Read More »

Hero: Sergeant Dan Daly

By | December 28, 2014

[December 28, 2014] As part of the tribute to the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of World War I, we are recognizing U.S. Marine Sergeant Dan Daly. Sergeant Daly is notable because he entered WWI already having received the Medal of Honor twice. The bravery of Daly during his military service is awe inspiring and he is a… Read More »