Showing Moral Courage: Canadian Pastor

[May 16, 2021]  There is no philosophy, political system, or weapon so formidable as the moral courage of free men and women.  Moral courage is a deterrent to despots and tyrants of all stripes.  That is why I was heartened by the moral courage that Canadian Pastor Artur Pawlowski showed for having an “unauthorized church service” in Canada.1… Read More »

Can You Learn Leadership?

By | May 15, 2021

[May 15, 2021]  Can you learn leadership? This topic has concerned people since ancient times, but so far there is no clear answer to this question. Many people have different views regarding it. The reality lies somewhere in the middle! Leadership isn’t something you’re born with. If a person’s leadership ability is present at the outset, it can… Read More »

Hiring Lessons from Business Leaders – How You Can Make Recruitment Better

By | May 14, 2021

[May 14, 2021]  Getting the best talent is the top priority for organizations today because talent is scarce, and competition in the hiring landscape is daunting. If you fail to secure the best resources, your competitors will get them on board and leverage their skills and expertise to gain an advantage. Leaders within the organizations recommend going the… Read More »

Popular Leaders & Strategic Vision

[May 13, 2021]  As a soldier, I always found that popular leaders possessed many traits we all find attractive; self-confidence, trustworthiness, and steadiness under fire.  What many often lacked, however, was a good sense of strategic vision.  On the rarest occasion, there will be that one person who has both, which means we have a truly great leader.… Read More »

Starbucks could Jump the Facebook Ship

[May 12, 2021]  A story from Buzzfeed last week from leaked Facebook documents tells us that Facebook is trying to appease Starbucks’ dismay over “hate speech” on the social media platform.1 “Facebook is scrambling to prevent Starbucks from leaving its platform after the world’s largest coffee company said it was dismayed by hateful comments left on its posts… Read More »

Winston Churchill on Beneficial Disobedience

[May 9, 2021]  A young Winston Churchill wrote in 1899 that Britain’s indulgence in war was an outgrowth of the betterment of all humanity.  Like many leaders of the time, Churchill was a Baconian1 through and through. Englishman Francis Bacon had called for “the conquest of nature for the relief of man’s estate.”  This idea was based on… Read More »

Caitlyn Jenner:  Governor of California?

[May 8, 2021]  I truly love sports.  Sports are the one actual area of human endeavor that rests purely on merit.  Athletes know that their performance is directly proportional to the effort they put into it.  Caitlyn Jenner is one of those competitors who are vying for governor of California.  I hope Caitlyn wins.1 Caitlyn Jenner was born… Read More »

Religion of the Green Berets

[May 7, 2021]  In 1968, my good friend Wilson asked me to see the movie “The Green Berets.”  Starring John Wayne, the film was the first any boy in my neighborhood ever heard of the Green Berets; we were interested.  Later that week, we saw the movie. That was Hollywood.  Reality is better.  U.S. President Kennedy wanted an… Read More »