Corporal Alvin C. York silently led his squad of men through the thick underbrush and dense fog of the Argonne Forest early the morning of October 8, 1918. His regiment had been tasked with charging down Hill 223 and making their way across an open plain towards the Decauville Railroad. Their mission was to cut … Continue reading How to Wrestle with a Difficult Decision: Advice from Sergeant Alvin C. York | The Art of Manliness
Leadership or Anti-Leadership
U.S. Presidential flag, 1960-present (not usually called a "standard" in official U.S. government terminology). It is defined in Executive Order 10860. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) With the November election upon us, I think it’s a time to talk about leadership, what a leader is and is not. The qualities of a leader and the qualities of … Continue reading Leadership or Anti-Leadership
Ben Franklin and Leadership
Portrait of Benjamin Franklin (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Leadership is something we hear about all the time, we can attend seminars, read books and articles and even blog post. Everyone seems have the solution to being a leader. To me it seems that the title of the book or workshop seems to be more important that … Continue reading Ben Franklin and Leadership
Words and Power
Benjamin Franklin (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Words are powerful things; they have the power to change history, to create revolution and to mend broken hearts. I was reminded of this fact this morning when I gave the following quote to a friend: There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self. … Continue reading Words and Power
The 4 Points of Leadership
Bearing compass (18th century). (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The 4 Points of Leadership, like a compass, we need to make sure our leadership skills, our life skills are inline with the 4 main points on our internal compass. The goal of any leader, be they corporate leaders, group leaders or mom and dads, direction and clarity … Continue reading The 4 Points of Leadership
I thought I would share another found article…. ------START----- post written by: Marc 10 Destructive Faults in Our Way of Thinking The human mind is wonderful and powerful, but it’s far from perfect. There are several common judgment errors that it’s prone to making. In the field of Psychology these are known as cognitive biases, … Continue reading Destructive Thinking
I thought I would share an article with you that I found on the web. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did -------START------- Secrets to habit change by Meg Selig Succeed at Habit Change With This One-Page "Book!" 8 "chapters," 19 quotes, 1 page, and you've changed. Published on May 2, 2012 … Continue reading Habit Change
You Smoke….. Your Fired!
The other day I was listening to WJR 760, the local Detroit talk radio, the show was the Mitch Album show and the topic was companies that fire smokes. The interview itself was very calm, but the post call in, at times got very heated. The question that caused all the heat, “Do companies have … Continue reading You Smoke….. Your Fired!
How Smucker’s BP&J changed the world*
I have written about, in the past, my sisters daughter who had brain cancer as a child, she is 22 now, and over all doing fine. She has the mentality of an 8-year-old, and this, sometimes, causes one to stop and reflect on what she has to say. Many times you just smile and laugh because … Continue reading How Smucker’s BP&J changed the world*