Taking Steps Toward Leadership–Deconstructing Yesterday II

“Yesterday” Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay. Oh, I believe in yesterday.Suddenly, I’m not half the man I used to be. There’s a shadow hanging over me. Oh, yesterday came suddenly.Why she had to go? I don’t know, she wouldn’t say. I said something […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership–dissecting a leader

What had Frankenstein done?  He’d dissected a lifeless form, reconnected the tissue, and basically did a brain transplant…successfully connecting all the nerves in the brain to the other parts of the body.  A daunting task indeed!  We do not really understand how the nervous system works.  We have a glimpse of what happens when it […]

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 […]