Monthly Archives: June 2014

Little Behaviors, Big Lessons

How does leadership show itself in small things? It’s a funny feeling when you go up to a door that obviously says “Push” on it and it doesn’t open. You step back and read it again and then check to … Continue reading

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Teams Work

On a flight from Chicago to St. Louis was a family of at least 8 adults traveling together, with as many children. There had been some problems among the family and one woman was particularly upset. The family was seated … Continue reading

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One Cent Lesson

How much is a penny worth? Good question. The accompanying question got me thinking, “Is it worth a bend over?” The implication is astounding in very simple form. Is a penny worth the effort it takes to bend over and … Continue reading

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What Was the Elephant’s Perspective?

I love the poem, “The Blind Men and the Elephant” by John Godfrey Saxe (1816-1887). It is a good lesson for leaders. Great leaders understand their own limitations and don’t jump to conclusions, or rule out someone else because of … Continue reading

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Eyeing Perspectives

There a little fish that has an amazing ability. The anablep’s eyes are made in such a fashion that it can see above and below the water’s surface at the same time. The pupil in each eye is horizontally divided … Continue reading

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