Category Archives: Respect

Americans Hate Cheating

By | November 20, 2020

[November 20, 2020]  Several years ago, I wrote about core American values to set a baseline for my leadership blog (see links here, here, and here).  Core values say a lot about who we are and where we are going.  This is why I spend so much of my time today with our military veterans; they understand what… Read More »

Veterans Day Message

By | November 11, 2020

[November 11, 2020]  Veterans Day, 11 NOVEMBER 2020: The guns of the First World War eerily fell silent over a century ago on this date in 1918.  Today is the day when Americans all across this great Nation gather in large and small groups and pause to remember those Veterans who served in our Armed Forces. We have… Read More »

U.S. Marine Corps Birthday

By | November 10, 2020

[November 10, 2020]  My Army buddies and I have been fortunate to have worked with some of the most incredible people who have ever lived, members of our nation’s military services.  One group that we especially liked are called U.S. Marines.  Hooah!  Today is the 245th birthday of the founding of the Marine Corps. My wife, a real,… Read More »

Political Jokes for a Tough Day

By | November 4, 2020

[November 4, 2020]  Election 2020 for the U.S. Presidency and other political positions is over but the final results are not in.  It’s a razor thin margin, regardless who wins.  So, I pulled a dozen political jokes out of my closet for your enjoyment and to help us all through a tough day.  Surely, today will go down… Read More »

Meet the Heroic Dog Conan

By | November 2, 2020

[November 2, 2020]  Can dogs be heroes?  Some people think so, and I agree with them.  A year ago, a daring raid was conducted by U.S. Special Forces targeting ISIS terrorist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.  The hero dog Conan chased al-Baghdadi into a tunnel, resulting in the terrorist leader blowing himself up.1  This highly-classified, dramatic operation took place… Read More »

A Vietnam War Vet and His Story

By | October 29, 2020

[October 29, 2020]  Today’s article has a bit of a treat for my readers.  I added a new tab on my leadership website called VIETNAM VET QUOTES.  I’m starting this tab about an honorable man.  His name is Robert “Bob” Reilly, U.S. Army 1968-1970, veterans’ advocate, and pupil of music.  He is married and has three children and… Read More »