Category Archives: Respect

The Sound of Freedom

By | April 16, 2018

[April 16, 2018]  My High School friend’s dad was a Colonel in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, Texas.  On several occasions when my friend and I were annoyed by all the jet noise, his dad would say; Boys, that is the sound of freedom. Americans have always been seen as an odd… Read More »

Bigotry and Prejudice in Leaders

By | February 19, 2018

[February 19, 2018]  A good article by Glenn Ellmers recently focused on the “old ways” of dealing with bigotry and prejudice (link here) .  Before I read it, I thought maybe he was talking about fist fights or something along those lines but he argues that the way we dealt with those problems years ago was different and… Read More »

The Nanking Massacre: China and Japan Today

By | December 20, 2017

[December 20, 2017]  The idea that the study of pivotal events in history provide invaluable lessons toward the improvement of humankind (and leadership) is a theme often expressed in this blog;  While truth behind this idea is often neglected, we should remember both the events at Nanking in 1937 and how it is treated today.1 “Victory usually… Read More »