The Anti-Authority Leader

By | September 1, 2019

[September 1, 2019]  “Does not respond well to authority.”  This was written in my friend Wilson’ first Officer Evaluation Report after one-year on the job as an Army Second Lieutenant.  He was mad as hell about the comment but knew, deep down in his psyche, that it was true.  His mom and dad would agree.  He always had… Read More »

Whatever it Takes

By | August 31, 2019

[August 31, 2019]  In 2003, during the initial invasion of Iraq, the 1st Battalion, 4th Marines were often the tip of the spear of American and coalition attacks.  They fought with distinction and were later deployed several more times to Iraq.  Their motto is “Whatever it Takes.” One of the best habits a leader can have is to… Read More »

The Exhilaration of Victory

By | August 30, 2019

[August 30, 2019]  I needed a one-hour credit college course to graduate, so I took Art History.  The course, which I planned to do my absolute least amount of work to pass, turned into one of the most interesting courses ever.  I learned about what was to become my favorite piece of art; the white Parian marble statue… Read More »

5 Steps for a Great Leader to Give Yourself a Karmic Cleanse

By | August 29, 2019

[August 29, 2019]  Heavy karma traps you in horrible patterns. You attract the same kinds of people, accidents, jobs, events, and unnecessary burdens into your life, just like everyone else in the world. You can achieve a break from the never-ending karmic cycle once you introspect and take concrete steps to resolve your karma. Remember, doing the right… Read More »

Importance of the ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

By | August 28, 2019

[August 28, 2019]  It was 56 years ago today, August 28, 1963, when Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous and inspiring ‘I Have a Dream’ speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.  Most of us believe the importance of his speech centered on removing racial segregation and discrimination against blacks in America. MLK’s speech was much… Read More »

Leadership Metrics of Success

By | August 26, 2019

[August 26, 2019]  If you want to debate the definition of leadership, ask any two Army Lieutenant to tell you what they think.  Usually, an argument will ensue between them regarding what makes up a successful leader.  There are a few things; however, they might agree upon – metrics of success. Some folks will argue that the whole… Read More »

The Ghost Leader

By | August 25, 2019

[August 25, 2019]  In my pre-teen days, a small group of friends and I worked stocking shelves in a local Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store.  Billy was my best buddy and he was the “boss.”  But we never saw the real boss; the store manager.  The manager was the ghost leader; a name that employees had given him. “When… Read More »

Importance of leadership and management skills for growth of businesses

By | August 24, 2019

[August 24, 2019]  The managers in any organisation are responsible for implementing and forwarding the vision and mission of the company. Hence, managers with excellent leadership and management skills are critical to achieving the business goals of the organisation. Companies around the world realise the importance of leadership and management courses. Experienced managers and individuals aiming to pursue… Read More »