Category Archives: Values

The Most Essential Leader Trait

By | August 2, 2017

[August 2, 2017]  I’ve written before, here in that the most important leadership characteristic is “caring” about others (see link here).  While I believe that is true, there are many who make the argument that the most important leader trait is having a good moral foundation. Without a moral foundation, the argument states, there is no other… Read More »

Character versus Leadership Skills

By | July 20, 2017

[July 20, 2017]  As I sit here at Boy Scout summer camp the temperature is hot and the humidity oppressive but I’m thoroughly enjoying myself … and getting an education.  The experience does remind me why I’ve always had great respect for those adult leaders who happily volunteer their time to teach Boy Scouts the importance of character… Read More »

Core Values: Delta Airlines

By | July 19, 2017

[July 19, 2017]  Whether we know it or not, we all have core values and those values are a foremost influence on our ability to thrive at what we do and succeed in those things we love.  Delta Airlines is one of those organizations that has managed to instill crucial core values into their leadership team and employees;… Read More »

Fear: the Last Frontier

By | July 14, 2017

[July 14, 2017]  On my way back from visiting my doctor, I was listening to a local FM station personality talking about how we Americans overrate the fear factor in our daily lives.  For example he noted that tomorrow’s high temperature is predicted to be in the mid-90s and considered “highly dangerous.”  He asked rhetorically whether the citizens… Read More »

Venezuela: Leadership Blinded by Ideology

By | July 13, 2017

[July 13, 2017]  From a practical viewpoint, leaders should be free from ideology, dogma, and preconceived ideas so they will behave properly and make the best decisions possible.  In the case of the current leadership of Venezuela, that is not the case.  President Nicolás Maduro, successor to socialist leader Hugo Chávez, is blinded by his anti-capitalist Marxist ideology.… Read More »

Welcome to Hell March at the G20 Summit

By | July 8, 2017

[July 8, 2017]  The greatest leaders of all time have spoken messages of hope and courage to their people; messages that are also clear, essential, and on message.  The annual world leader G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany is being met with Welcome to Hell marches that threaten the economic fabric of participating industrial nations.  But the anti-G20 leaders… Read More »