Tag Archives: Musings

Kids Say The Darndest Things

Has anyone ever said something that was so shocking you just started laughing, especially your children?  If so, you should enjoy this story. This past Saturday my wife was attending an all-day conference.  As a result, I got to spend the entire day with my daughter.  I can’t wait for these times.  They are well planned […]

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Leadership That Is New But Not Improved

New And Improved!  We all like to buy products that are new and improved.  It tells us that makers of those products care.  They care about the quality of the product and they care about us.  It tells us they have working on making something good even better.  We like things that are new and […]

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Is New York Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan A Great Leader?

Periodically something or someone comes along who doesn’t fit our nice leadership box.  Their approach to their task or people is so unorthodox that much like a car wreck, we just can’t seem to take our eyes of them.  They are the best of leaders and the worst of leaders almost simultaneously.  Often, they don’t look […]

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10 Lessons Learned From Driving My Car Into A Ditch During An Ice Storm

Today I hit a patch of heavy ice and drove my car into a ditch.  My trip was going just fine as I came upon a slight incline.  My plan was to go between 20-30 mph and the momentum would carry me right over the hill.  However, the car in front of me was far more “cautious” and […]

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24 Leadership Quotes From President George Bush On Hannity

When discussing Apex Leaders, you don’t get much more Apex than the leader of the free world.  Recently, former President George W. Bush appeared on a special edition of Hannity to discuss his new book Decision Points.  Here are his comments:  “I signed 2400 books (at a recent Dallas signing) and I couldn’t thank people […]

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The Most Disturbing Thing I Saw During Christmas

Have you noticed how the holidays bring out the absolutely worst in people?  It’s almost as if Christmas and Thanksgiving institutionalize dysfunction.  The worst example of this I witnessed on Christmas Eve. It was about 9:00 AM and my wife had sent me to the grocery store to pick up some coleslaw that she had forgotten.  […]

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My Top 20 Favorite Leadership Posts Of 2010

Merry Christmas everyone!  If you are sitting around these next couple of days looking for some good year-end reading material, the following are my Top 20 Favorite Leadership Posts Of 2010.  I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I did bringing them to you. Ladies, How To Welcome A Man Home – By far my favorite post […]

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