Monthly Archives: September 2013

Insulated or isolated?

I recently saw the movie Mister Roberts.  It stars two of my favorite actors: Jimmy Cagney and Henry Fonda.  I love Jack Lemmon’s character as well.  The movie is about the turmoil of a crew with an unlovable commander.  It … Continue reading

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Temperament Profile Leadership

It can be humorous to hear people talk about their own leadership.  I was working with a person that declared; “If I start taking over, excuse me.  After all, I’m a ‘D’.”  She/he was referring to a popular personality test … Continue reading

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Mission Mis-Statements

I recently did a team building event for a company where I was asked to work their mission statement into the program.  It was a fun preparation.  I worked it into several parts of the program.  I enjoyed finding creative … Continue reading

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‘Fit’ Leadership

I recently saw the movie Gladiator on TV.  I’ve seen it before but I like the TV version because it cleans up a lot of the gore.  The movie has some great leadership lessons.  In the movie the main character … Continue reading

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Leadership Rising

I bought a bread mix the other day at the grocery store.  I thought it would be fun to make my wife a fresh-baked loaf of bread.  I read the label.  All you have to do is put the mix … Continue reading

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