Category Archives: Profiles

Profiles on the 2020 U.S. Presidential Candidates

By | January 20, 2020

[January 20, 2020]  Four years ago here at theLeaderMaker.com, I wrote profiles on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump (see links here and here).  Unlike other profiles you may read on political candidates for office, I will be contrasting their “character” against those elements required for successful leadership. While many traits are associated with senior leadership, a few stand… Read More »

Profile: Don Imus

By | December 30, 2019

[December 30, 2019]  Many across the nation were saddened to hear about the death last week of Don Imus; radio shock-jock, family man, comedian, and philanthropist.  He was controversial, and when the next dictionary update is published, his photo might be part of the definition of “provocateur.”  Ending the year 2019 on this profile is an honor for… Read More »

Profile: Lord Haw-Haw

By | November 2, 2019

[November 2, 2019]  Any movie about fighting the Imperial Japanese Army will also include a piece on Tokyo Rose, the infamous propaganda radio program aimed at U.S. troops during World War II.  The British citizenry listened to a Nazi radio program run by William Joyce, better known as Lord Haw-Haw. Joyce was a notorious broadcaster of Nazi propaganda… Read More »

Profile: H. Ross Perot

By | July 25, 2019

[July 25, 2019] Great leaders don’t suddenly arrive on the world’s stage; they work hard to get there. So it was with H. Ross Perot, a complex man of many talents, but because of his daring, I am highlighting him today as one of those special people we should all consider emulating. A hero in many aspects, Perot… Read More »

Profile: the Dalai Lama

By | October 17, 2018

[October 17, 2018]  Yesterday I was speaking with a medically-discharged soldier who had received horrible wounds in Afghanistan.  He told me that he survives his awful wounds because of his belief in the principles espoused by the Dalai Lama.  Those who can carry on after such traumatic events are only those who find a deep spiritual faith within… Read More »