Why is liberty important? Have you ever asked yourself this? It is right there in the Declaration of Independence; we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. I … Continue reading The Importance of Liberty
In last week’s post, I presented a method for a more productive new year. Central to this process is what I referred to as the personal scorecard. In this week’s post, I would like to review the personal scorecard in more detail. The concept of a personal scorecard is not new. Benjamin Franklin used a … Continue reading The Personal Scorecard
I am setting off on a new business venture!! I am opening a health club called Resolutions. It will have exercise equipment for the first two weeks of the year and then turn into a bar for the remaining fifty. A New Year’s tradition, as common as the Rose Bowl Parade or dropping the ball … Continue reading Four Steps to a Better New Year
There is a tile missing in our kids’ bathroom that my wife has been after me to repair. You see, it is about two inches wide and five inches tall, one of those molding tiles along the wall in a corner no one sees. Every time she goes in there it bothers her to see … Continue reading The Eisenhower Box
In June of 2016, Donald Trump Junior had a meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya. I think everyone agrees on that point. The lack of clarity on the meeting’s objective and attendees as well as the events that led up to it serve as an excellent case study for project managers. Now if you are interested in maintaining plausible deniability ambiguity is a wonderful thing. For project managers, however, nebulous communication is the enemy of a well-run project. Let me explain…
As John Quincy Adams said “if your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more you are a leader”. Lincoln saw himself as a servant to a greater cause, something much larger than himself. This attitude inspired others, drawing them to his cause. As a result, we remember and love Lincoln as the indispensable man in the preservation of our country.