Category Archives: Professional Development

Political Leadership: Ralph Peters

By | October 28, 2017

[October 28, 2017]  In this on-going series of those with new and often controversial ideas (mostly complex and original), I will focus today on Ralph Peters; retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, political commentator, and author.  Peters is an unconventional, out-of-the box thinker who holds a formidable allegiance to the United States and its people. Like others whom I’ve… Read More »

Lazy Leadership

By | October 6, 2017

[October 6, 2017]  Trustworthiness …  it all boils down to whether people trust a leader and that trust becomes the interconnectedness of reliability, believability, and respectability.  We have all seen it.  Each of us has had the displeasure to observe the destruction that lazy leadership brings the workplace, the home, and those things we’ve built.  It destroys trustworthiness.… Read More »

What Senior Leader Failure Can Mean …

By | September 29, 2017

[September 29, 2017]  The impact of leadership failure is directly proportional to the authority and power a leader possesses.  Senior leader failure can mean the tragic death of many people while the failure of a new manager could mean the loss of a few dollars.  Syria, North Korea, Iran, and much of sub-Saharan Africa are at a point… Read More »

Puerto Rico: Leaders Think Ahead

By | September 22, 2017

[September 22, 2017]  Hurricane Maria slammed into the island of Puerto Rico two days ago (Wednesday) creating massive destruction including throwing the entire island out of power.  The pressing concern continues to be saving lives and minimizing death and injury in the immediate future.  But the best leaders think ahead in situations like this because the emergency will… Read More »

Clearing the Spindle: Politics

By | September 21, 2017

[September 21, 2017]  It’s difficult to cover all the topics of leadership and provide good examples so, by the very nature of space limitations, I’m starting a “clearing the spindle” post. Noted here on several occasions I’ve noted how citizens of the United States and many other nations have less faith and confidence in their politicians.  Whether it… Read More »