Who’s in the spotlight?

Carl Stotz (02/20/1910 – 06/04/1992) was the founder of Little League Baseball. He lived and died in the community where I live. In my minds eye, I can still see him watching games… Continue reading

Bottlenecks

I recently completed a “Lean 101-Principles of Manufacturing” training. The training included several rounds of practice in which the group attempted to manufacture a fake product. During the first practice module we easily… Continue reading

“What works” is holding you back

You haven’t reached higher in life because you’re doing what works. “What works” is a set of strategies and skills you’ve developed because of your past. In other words, “what works” enables you… Continue reading

Customer Loyalty

Vendors and service providers complain that customers aren’t loyal anymore. I’ve never been one to buy something simply because a certain company produced it so the frenzy over the iPad got me thinking… Continue reading

Community Update – 04/03/10

Congratulations to Crystal Mealer and James Leeman. They commented on Leadership Freak (http://ow.ly/1uiGH) and received free, signed copies of Katy Tynan’s book, “Survive Your Promotion.” Read a review of Katy’s book: http://ow.ly/1uiH0 Purchase… Continue reading

My biggest mistake in life

A young leader once spoke to me about wisdom that comes with age. He called it the wisdom of the sage and included me in that group. Frankly, I wasn’t excited to be… Continue reading