Tag Archives: Professional Development

What’s Wrong With (Always) Being Right?

Doing the right thing isn’t always easy-in fact, sometimes, it’s real hard- but just remember that doing the right thing is always right. – David Cottrell In my many years in leadership, some of the most annoying people I come … Continue reading

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Are You Really a Team Player?

  A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other. – Simon Sinek For many of us, the idea of being part of a team is something … Continue reading

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Is Your Leadership Adrift?

Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship. – Omar N. Bradley One of the dangers I have observed over my years in leadership is the leader who tends to stray off course. It’s … Continue reading

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The ‘I’, ‘We’, and ‘You’ of Teamwork

In order to have a winner, the team must have a feeling of unity; every player must put the team first-ahead of personal glory. – Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant A team, business, or organization that desires to attain any degree … Continue reading

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Six Leadership Lessons from Winston Churchill

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes –Winston Churchill As a student of leadership, I have much respect for Winston Churchill. As a student of history, I have an even greater appreciation for … Continue reading

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Taking ‘No’ Out of Your Playbook and Why it Matters

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome – Samuel Johnson Leaders understand that obstacles are a part of the landscape on the road to success. But how many leaders are self-aware enough to realize … Continue reading

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It’s Your Time to Soar

Eagles don’t flock, you have to find them one at a time. – Ross Perot “While walking through the forest one day, a man found a young eagle who had fallen out of its nest. He took it home and … Continue reading

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