Weekend Update: 8/30/2021 to 9/3/2021

This weekend I’m thinking about the relationship between engagement and intervention. A leader who intervenes too frequently lowers the engagement of the team. People are usually glad to let a leader answer their… Continue reading

The True Path to Greatness that Anyone Can Begin Today

Great musicians serve music. Great spouses serve each other. Great leaders serve a noble purpose. Your greatness reveals itself as you serve. The path to greatness: #1. Experience greatness: “To be great –… Continue reading

Situational Awareness: How to Stop Hitting People with Bats

I woke up remembering that I hit a girl with a baseball bat. I was taking practice swings during recess, and I struck her on the left side of her head. I think… Continue reading

Blame: It’s E. B. White’s Fault

I slept late this morning. I slept late partly because my friend is vacationing in St. Martin. I slept late partly because our granddaughters started school and I didn’t. But mostly, E.B. White… Continue reading

5 Ways to Learn from Mistakes

The dumbest mistake is making the same mistake. Why don’t you put your hand in fire? Because you learned. We’re toast unless we learn from mistakes. Learning from mistakes makes existence possible. “The… Continue reading

The Best Decision-Making Quote You Never Heard

3 decision-making quotes: Theodore Roosevelt: “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you… Continue reading