Category Archives: Values

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 »

Core Values: Norfolk Southern Railway

By | October 28, 2018

[October 28, 2018]  Railroads are not dead and they’re not dying.  While this seems to be the current thinking of logisticians, railways across the world are making a comeback from the days of deteriorating rail lines, outdated equipment, and dilapidated structures.  Norfolk Southern Railway is one of those making headlines in modernization and efficiency. Norfolk Southern is making… Read More »

When Leaders Lying to you is Okay

By | October 6, 2018

[October 6, 2018]  Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn once wrote that anyone who uses violence as a method to suppress people must then “inexorably choose lying as his principle.”    After many years in Soviet-communist labor camps and prisons, he knows of what he speaks.  He would tell us that leaders lying to you is not okay. The idea that lies from… Read More »

Too Many Priorities

By | September 5, 2018

[September 5, 2018]  In my U.S. Army career, I had two commanders who were both smart and dedicated … yet each had a similar weakness.  Like every high-level commander, they ran large and complex organizations where they listed important priorities.  The problem was these two had too many priorities. “The bottom line is, when people are crystal clear… Read More »

The Real Labor Day 2018

By | September 3, 2018

[September 3, 2018]  In the United States, Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers.  Like all successful nations, the U.S. built its foundation on Christianity and Capitalism.  Despite the hardships of many, we recognize their hard work and patriotism.  Ultimately this is why Labor Day was created. Whether it is a farm laborer,… Read More »