Success Assured

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On December 15th 1903 Wilbur Wright telegraphed his father and sister “Success Assured”. Mind you, that was two days before he and his brother Orville made the first successful manned, controlled, and sustained flight in a heavier than air flying machine in history—the birth of aviation. You may ask, what bolstered Wilbur’s confidence? I’m telling you, there’s …

PREDATORY CULTIVATION ― AN UNFORTUNATE BEST PRACTICE

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It cannot be stated often enough, repeated again-and-again, business IS a system. As a matter of fact, we live our lives in relationships to systems, whether they be economic, social, educational, political, geographic, or family. WHAT IS A SYSTEM? A system is a network comprised of COMPONENT PARTS—including people—and their CONNECTIONS. Every part contributes its own unique …

To BE a Leader

Today, on my walk with my dog Enzo, I was wondering about the meaning of BEING a leader. How does one become a leader anyway? And, what is its significance for other people? How does it affect their lives? These musings were prompted by the daily avalanche of descriptors of leadership—what it IS—provided by nearly every leadership adviser, …