Category Archives: Leadership

The ability to demonstrate integrity and skills that inspire others to follow

It Can Be Good When Things Get In Your Way


I dislike it when stuff gets in the way of achieving my goals. Frustration. Irritation. Exasperation. Vexation. All of the “ations”. At times, outright anger and — perhaps a bit of rage? You know what I mean?. An impediment just occurred. Something … Continue reading

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This Is What Happens When We Have Influence


“We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why.” ― Stephen King My past mistakes have been plentiful. Some even catastrophic. I must have gotten a bulk price on mistakes. I’m not exaggerating. There was a time in my life when I pretty much … Continue reading

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Perhaps My Story Will Inspire and Keep Other Leaders From Suffering My Fate


My Latest Article in The Ascent on Medium

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Why You MUST Figure Out Where Your Rocks Are Going To Land


“We often throw rocks not realizing that they’re going to land somewhere.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough I’ve thrown rocks as a kid. Some rocks I threw skipped across the lake, causing seemingly endless ripples on the water’s surface. A rock thrown one lazy … Continue reading

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Your Identity Crisis Is Actually A Huge Blessing, Here’s Why


I’m in the midst of an identity crisis. I am 65 years old. This should not be happening. Right? But it is. I am having difficulty, actually an outright challenge coming to terms with who I am and more importantly, who I want … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 4th Mistake — Majoring in Minor Things


The allure of the minor things in life can be difficult to resist. The trivial, the mundane, the distractions, the shiny object, the squirrel flitting from branch to branch. They are almost like a drug, reaching out to you, interrupting, … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 3rd Mistake — Lacking Integrity


There are many things you can lack and still be successful. You can fall short in many areas of your character, skills, talents, and experience and still steer clear of danger. Integrity isn’t one of the things. This is what INTEGRITY means … Continue reading

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