How to Show You Have Commitment

By | November 9, 2018

[November 9, 2018]    The only limit to your impact on any undertaking is your commitment to the dream.  Success in life runs along a meandering, twisted path that eludes most people.  Only those who have commitment to walking on that path are those who will achieve want they dream. “Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and… Read More »

Leaders: Accept Who You Are

By | November 6, 2018

[November 6, 2018]  As incoming Freshman in college, everyone was required to take a contemporary English class.  One of the required books in the class was by Thomas A. Harris, MD, I’m Okay You’re Okay.1  It focused on the transactions among people.  Ultimately it was about accepting who we are.  Yet the idea that leaders should accept themselves… Read More »

The Honorable Foot Soldier

By | November 5, 2018

[November 5, 2018]  From time immemorial, battles have been won or lost because of the ordinary foot soldier.  This foot soldier deserves to be called honorable because it is he who carries the nation’s colors, bears the burden of fighting and dying, and is the one also quickly forgotten. The concept of foot soldier does not just apply… Read More »

8 Lessons an Entrepreneur Can Learn From Sports

By | November 4, 2018

[November 4, 2018]  Today’s global entrepreneurship scene is busier than ever before. Today’s leaders are able to tap into a wide range of different disciplines from meditation and yoga to behavioural economics and predictive analytics. At the same time, stress and burnout are real threats that can affect all of us. That’s why entrepreneurs are starting to think… Read More »

Leadership Toolbox: the Template

By | November 2, 2018

[November 2, 2018]  Every day you wake up it’s a new day to be great again and make great decisions.  Decision making is something leaders do and are expected to do it well.  One way to “see” the work environment and reach logical decisions is with the use of templates. Templates are established and proven analytical techniques that… Read More »

Leader Lessons from George Washington

By | November 1, 2018

[November 1, 2018]  After eight years of a bitter struggle, the U.S. Revolutionary War was coming to a close.  By 1782, General George Washington had run a ragtag army and, with the help of the French, had beaten the British.  The war’s end seemed in sight but there were problems within the officer ranks of the Americans.1 On… Read More »

We Called Her Bigmama

By | October 31, 2018

[October 31, 2018]  Occasionally we are the lucky ones who have someone in our family that keeps us on the straight path to being a good person and who does so by dispensing practical guidance.  My maternal grandmother, we called her bigmama, was a no-nonsense lady with the utmost integrity, moral strength, and compassion. “Don’t allow your fears… Read More »