Category Archives: Leadership

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

As An Aspiring Leader, How Can You Demonstrate Skills and Value?


The best way to get an opportunity to lead is to act like you already are… Simply Ending Your Week: Historically the way to get a promotion to a leadership position was to make it known you were interested and then stand patiently by, waiting … Continue reading

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Why It’s Important for Injured Lions to Continue Roaring


What would we choose to talk about if we knew it was going to be the last thing we would be able to say? As in FOREVER… You can’t squeeze 20 years of living into 6 months. Can you? If we could stand in … Continue reading

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Why You Should Demand that Leaders Be Developed


Great Leaders are seldom born great Your Simple Leadership Lesson: It’s not difficult to tell when a Leader has rough spots. Unless you have absolutely no experience or background leading or being led yourself. Even then, you can sense when something … Continue reading

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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


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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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