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Archive for November, 2012

You Want Him on That Wall

“Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.” — Thomas J. Watson

Second Lieutenant Juan Pinzon

Second Lieutenant Juan Pinzon

I recently heard a speaker urging a group of CEOs to identify leaders at all levels of their companies.  “Look for people who have already assumed the responsibility to lead. Promoting them is merely a validation of the job they’re already doing.” Continue reading “You Want Him on That Wall” »

Sticks and Stones

We all know the nursery rhyme, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” But we’ve all been hurt by things that are said to us. The little bruises and scars teach us lessons and help shape our perspective. But some bruises run very deep, and remain sensitive decades later. And sometimes your bruise reminds me of my own. Continue reading “Sticks and Stones” »