Another Leadership Post (Woo Hoo!)

Oct 30

Another Leadership Post (Woo Hoo!)

We often identify great leaders as extroverted people who are bold and decisive. But you don’t need this set of characteristics to be a successful leader. Leadership positions are populated with people who have a rainbow of qualities, from different origins and backgrounds. It’s about how you interact with people. Everyone has different strengths and attributes....

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To the Leader With An Iron Fist

Aug 27

To the Leader With An Iron Fist

Have you been “lead” by someone with an iron fist?  Have you thought about what you’d like to say to such a person?  My friend and blogger/social media expert Geoff Talbot is my guest and offers a suggestion.  You can read Geoff’s other work at: The Seven Sentences Blog   Are you proud of your ability to rule your subjects with an iron...

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The Education of an Entrepreneur

May 24

The Education of an Entrepreneur

I was an entrepreneur long before today’s technology enabled me to spell the word.  I grew up in a small beach community  on Lake Erie whose population ballooned to 500 or so in the summer time.  With frequent rain and the tendency to flood, grass grew quickly.  It was necessary to cut the grass 2 times a week to prevent a jungle growth. Many in the community...

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Be a Meathead

Mar 12

Be a Meathead

Sometimes I reach a saturation point with business books.  I enjoy them a lot, but need to change it up on occasion.  For pure entertainment, I chose As You Wish in audio book form.  It’s the book by Cary Elwes, the star of the 1984 movie The Princess Bride.  As I listened, I was intrigued by stories about the director, Rob Reiner.  He is probably best know...

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Listen To The Boss

Feb 16

Listen To The Boss

I’ve been tramping through the business, self-help, leadership forest lately and frankly, I’m exhausted.  For a diversion, I picked up Bruce, the great biography by Peter Carlin.  I chose the audio version, narrated by Bobby Cannavale.  Bruce personifies creativity. I first listened to Bruce in the late 70’s.  Born To Run had been recorded, but...

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Make Every Day Your Masterpiece

Dec 13

Make Every Day Your Masterpiece

The college basketball season is in full swing.  The game today would not be the same without John Wooden the legendary UCLA coach.  Many people outside the world have been enriched due to the coach. I won’t take time outlining the phenomenal record of the coach here, you can look it up.  Further, it’s not the numbers contained in the statistics about Bruin...

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