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 […]

The best…

I am in a competitive speaking group.  We are trying to become good enough to get to international competition and compete with others on this grand scale. You might have read my first attempt…It was silly!  The point of that silly offering was the fact that we have been working with a coach and at […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership-Deconstructing Yesterday III

“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–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 […]