Taking Steps toward Leadership–Do you think for yourself?

If I were to post some quotes from people in politics regarding issues in the news, platforms, or perspectives, would you have to know the speaker before you made a choice as to whether to agree or disagree? Why do we listen to celebrities on political points?  Does their celebrity indicate independent thought, research, deep […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership–FIRED!

I’ve been fired.  Multiple times.  Multiple businesses and schools.  Business firings are different than school firings.  You may be “downsized” or laid off.  You might be fired for cause or RIF’ed.  The HR department asks you to step into the conference room where there’s a mahogany table with a very prominent box of Kleenex near […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership–self improvement

Remember when Self Improvement was all the rage?  How long ago was that?  Oh, wait, it’s on going.  I heard something surprising yesterday. “People are imperfect beings.  Striving for perfection is impossible because the goal is unreachable.  Perfection will not assure your destination is heaven, only grace can do that; so I don’t self-improve anymore.” […]