Category Archives: Values

Hold Your Opinion

By | January 6, 2019

[January 6, 2019]  There are many reasons leaders should express their opinion; especially when their expertise and knowledge is significant or where it would do the most good.  Our leadership training and a vast array of research suggests that an inherent duty of great leaders is to provide a thoughtful opinion.  However, counterintuitive advice advocates that as a… Read More »

Shining Path Maoist Marxists

By | January 3, 2019

[January 3, 2019]  Communism is a failure.  It has failed historically in every form it takes, regardless of the political environment, an abundance of resources, the power of its leadership, or strength of its citizens.  And so it is with the communist movement known as Shining Path Maoist Marxists who nearly brought the country of Peru to its… Read More »

Who was the True Saint Nicholas?

By | December 25, 2018

[December 25, 2018]  Leadership comes in many forms and we can learn from them all; including those that are legends.  The story of Saint Nicholas is one of those legends that has influenced people throughout history and still does today.  So, who was the true Saint Nicholas? One of the many themes here in theLeaderMaker.com is that leadership… Read More »

Slackers, Cowards, and Dummies

By | November 20, 2018

[November 20, 2018]  I was laughing, the kind of laugh we rarely have, while my good friend Frank was telling me about the people where he worked.  You see, Frank is a “character” himself and to hear his stories about acquaintances at work was really entertaining. You see, Frank calls those who he works with, “slackers, cowards, and… Read More »

A Band of Brothers

By | November 14, 2018

[November 14, 2018]  The comradeship of soldiers on the battlefield is well known.  Like the Band of Brothers of World War II fame, made famous by the book and movie, men in war band together for friendship, protection, security, and faith.  Likewise, the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan brought people together from across the world and thrust… Read More »