Category Archives: Profiles

Profile: Joseph Stalin

By | April 7, 2014

[April 07, 2014]  Leadership comes in many forms and leadership can stand for either good or evil.  Generally, senior executive leaders profiled here have benefited or helped millions of people.  This is what we normally think about when we think of leadership.  Joseph Stalin (1879-1953), leader of the Soviet Union, can be described as one of the most… Read More »

Core Values: TD Bank

By | March 27, 2014

[March 27, 2014]  The “financial crisis of 2008” saw the U.S. Government loan banks billions of public dollars in what was unofficially known as “bailout money.”  Formally called the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the full amount loaned has never been revealed or paid back in full, but ranges from $700 billion to over $7 trillion in loans. … Read More »

Profile: General George S. Patton

By | February 27, 2014

[February 27, 2014]  It is true that I have profiled more military flag officer leaders here than any other occupation.  The reason is fairly simple and that is their leadership is written about and studied more than any other and under circumstances that are often under the direst conditions. General Patton has been considered one of the most… Read More »

Profile: Winston Churchill

By | February 10, 2014

[February 10, 2014]  Winston Churchill was clearly one of the greatest leaders of the 20th century. The best biography on Churchill is by William Manchester in his 3-part series The Last Lion: Winston Spenser Churchill1.  In the many readingson Churchill, we see talents early on in his life.  Our interest here is his most outstanding traits that set… Read More »

Korean Air (Update)

By | February 8, 2014

[February 08, 2014]  Back on November 05, 2013, I wrote on this blog about how the senior leadership of Korean Air demonstrated their core values with exceptional customer service.  Their mission remains “excellence in flight” and I will confirm that their customer service remains top-of-the-line.  Their leadership insists on only the best for all their passengers.  Having just… Read More »

Profile: Tony Dungy

By | February 2, 2014

[February 02, 2014]  Super Bowl Sunday is here.  So, it is most appropriate that I feature one of the great football coaches in NFL history who displayed senior leadership on and off the football field.  On February 4, 2007, Dungy became the first African American coach to lead his team to a championship when his Colts defeated the… Read More »