Searching the web for interesting content to post to my Guided Insight Facebook page I ran across an article 12 Things A Real Gentleman Does Differently, I found the article too be interesting, and it made me think…. “Hmmm, do they even exist anymore?”. Can a society of self absorbed, gadget loving, constantly plugged in … Continue reading Is there such a thing as real gentlemen?
Spring is a time for cleaning, you know, Spring Cleaning… - Yard work - All the closets in the house - The Garage - The Windows - The Walls Every surface and every corner gets a good deep cleaning, places you haven't looked at all winter and now you are obligated to, for Spring Cleaning … Continue reading Spring Cleaning: A Leadership skill
Leadership is all-to-often defined in terms that can often times sound controlling or manipulative. Back in 1982 or 83 I was given the opportunity to take the Dale Carnegie course in Effective Communications, part of the course content was his book, How to win friends and influence people, the title never sat well with me, … Continue reading Gen 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
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
Anyone who has read my blog or knows me, knows that I love to read. You would also know that I love to read all different types of books, from Catholic to Stephen King and everything in-between, reading is the elixir of life, books are your friend when no one else it, books are the … Continue reading Retreat to Success: A Book Review
"The surrender at Saratoga" shows General Daniel Morgan in front of a French de Vallière 4-pounder. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Over the past weekend We celebrated Memorial Day here in the States, a day to stop and thank all the veterans that fought to keep this country safe and free. As part of my celebration I … Continue reading The Lessons of American Leadership
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