Category Archives: Schools

#921 – Leadership and Six-Pack Abs – Neither Comes Easy

I thought this was going to be a great gift. Maybe even the greatest gift a son has ever given to his father. I had seen this on television while eating chips and dip a thought, “This is it! People can … Continue reading

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#922 – Instead of Complaining, Leaders show Gratitude

I cannot even begin to try and count the number of times I was told to be thankful as a child.  Saying “thank you” became a much taught subject and forgetting to let someone know we appreciated their gift or … Continue reading

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#923 – Leaders Don’t Complain

As I write this post, I hear the rain coming down.  It’s been raining all night and may rain all day.  That means my morning commute will probably being slower.  When I run into the office, I will probably get … Continue reading

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Elvis and Leadership…too many “Yes” men

This is a repost of August 16, 2011…as an Elvis fan, this is my leadership thought on this special anniversary day. Today is a special day…it comes around every year and thousands of people, dare I say millions of people … Continue reading

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#924 – Asking for Feedback Helps to Re-Launch a Vision

One of the sports I love watching my son play is baseball.  I know that the NFL is the most popular American sport and that the NBA has a huge international appeal, but baseball…baseball is America’s National Pastime.  Watching baseball … Continue reading

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#925 – Leaders Prepare for Good Luck

It is hard not to be amazed by the tremendous athletic ability of Olympic athletes.  From swimming to gymnastics to track and field, the sheer superiority of these individuals is something to behold.  With the summer and winter Olympics alternating … Continue reading

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#926 – Leaders Stick the Landing

It was sixteen years ago when we all watched that vault…you remember the vault that catapulted the Magnificent Seven into Olympic Champion lore.  Kerri Strugs had just fallen on her first attempt.  In fact, it was the third fall in … Continue reading

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#927 – Asking for Feedback Let’s You Correct the Vision

Have you ever you knew you were right?! I mean 100%, completely and totally correct!!! Maybe it was the time when you knew the directions to the party. You had no doubt in your mind that “this” was the right … Continue reading

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#928 – Asking for Feedback is an Opportunity to Share Vision

I’ve always heard that one of a leader’s main responsibilities is to be a vision-caster.  Someone who can share a larger dream than what is currently being sought after.  A vision bigger than anything anyone has worked on before.  Casting … Continue reading

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#929 – Feedback shows a willingness to be wrong

This post resumes a quest I started almost a year ago to begin identifying one thousand leadership traits that can be used and lived into everyday.  After a few weeks off, let’s get back to it. Everyday and in most … Continue reading

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