Common Symptoms of Substance Abuse in the Workplace and How to Handle Them

By | July 14, 2018

By guest blogger Patrick Bailey [July 14, 2018]  Nearly 50 million Americans use illegal drugs, and around 70% of these individuals are working somewhere. What does this mean for you as a leader? That there is a good chance someone in your team is a victim of substance abuse, and falls under this category. Obviously that person is… Read More »

Pets and Vets Rescue Each Other

By | July 13, 2018

[July 13, 2018]  Occasionally we find there are folks working behind the scenes to do good works in their communities.  Whether it’s a soup kitchen, a homeless shelter, or a group raising awareness, there are many ways this can occur.  One unique type of people helping is pets and vets rescue services. There are several of these organizations… Read More »

Leadership: the Medal of Honor

By | July 12, 2018

[July 12, 2018]  French statesman and military leader Napoléon Bonaparte once famously wrote, “Give me enough medals and I’ll win you any war.”  It’s a line of thought that tells us first about how leadership rests on the principle of knowing how people act emotionally and second, to capitalize on it.  On this date, July 12th in 1862,… Read More »

Know the Problem

By | July 10, 2018

[July 10, 2018]  On occasion here at my leadership blog, I ask the proverbial question, Why should leaders seek wisdom?  The purpose of the question is to strike at the heart of a mystery that has tugged at humankind since the beginning.  Leaders seek wisdom so that they can know the problem and fix it when called upon.… Read More »

Political Leadership: Victor Davis Hanson

[July 9, 2018]  Like several previous posts on political leadership, this is part of an on-going series that focuses on new and controversial ideas.  Today, I’m highlighting Victor Davis Hanson, military historian and senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.  The one thing he has in common with the others written about here is his provocative ideas –… Read More »