Taking Steps Toward Leadership–taking a stand

What is the most vicious, most dangerous weapon in the world?  The mind.  You were expecting that.  Atomic bombs were an application of the mind to a scientific principle that could have brought peace and clean energy to the world.  Rockets were an application of the mind to destruction instead of exploration.  Explosives were an […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership–Misuse of the word “Please”

How can you misuse “Please?!”  Most people will offer a “Thanks” or a “You’re Welcome” or the more popular “No Problem,” but “Please” has to be taught? Parents and Teachers are trying to teach manners and think that teaching “Please and Thank you” are the most basic of expressions of politeness.  “Would you pass the potatoes, […]

Taking Steps Towards Leadership–earning respect

I read something disturbing today.  It didn’t start out as disturbing, but the more I read, the angrier I got.  I’m guessing the writer was young.  His girlfriend had said she wasn’t feeling well and cancelled a date with the young man.  He subsequently discovered her at a restaurant with another young man.  He expressed […]

Taking Steps—Taking Responsibility

I hate Psychology.  It’s a fascinating study. I like to explore how people react toward their environments: their physical surroundings, their emotions, their perceptions of the world and their places in it.  But they always ask one too many questions.  That question is “Why?” The psychologists try to establish a cause/effect to explain behavior.  This […]