How Would You Like Your Leadership? Scrambled or Unscrambled?

Leadership can be scrambled or unscrambled. We have a choice in how we lead and in who we want to follow. We need to make the leadership choice.

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The Most Valuable Thing You Can Do Heading into the New Year

Defining your personal values might be the most valuable thing you can do to prepare for next year. Here are three thoughtful questions to help.

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Leaders: Have a Sense of History

Leaders are missing a sense of history. A sense of history is important in business, education, nonprofits, and government.

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We Can Do Better

We can do better. With current events of Millennials, harassment, National Anthem, and rising anxiety, it seems we can do better.

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Lack of Character: Sufficient Cause to Remove a President?

When a president lacks the depth and breadth of character, should they be removed? Our answer sets the stage for future generations. 

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What We Cannot Take a Vacation From

We cannot take a vacation from certain key elements. Although we need a vacation to refresh, we need to remember the constants in life and leadership.

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The Need for More Sadness, Less Anger

Anger rises, stifling collaboration. We need more sadness and less anger. From our sadness, we renew our focus on fulfillment rather than happiness.

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The New ROI: Return on Intelligence

The new ROI is return on intelligence. Hiring smart talent is key, but we need smart people with the right character to get the right return.

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Leadership Fails and Who Cares?

Though it may be difficult to pinpoint exactly why leadership is failing, at least we can stop doing a few things.

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Upstanders: 7 Essential Guiding Principles

  “Despite my preference to stay out of the media. I’ve taken the view that each of us can be bystanders, or we can be upstanders. I choose upstander.” Words written from an unexpected individual, Seth A. Klarman, a value investor once called the “Oracle of Boston” by The Economist magazine. Being an Upstander gains…

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Join One20: A Day to Do Good

Our character is being tested. Discontentment reigns. As citizens, how we respond now reflects on us. Will our character strengthen? Will we undertake good works with and for others? Our answers cast a reflection on our neighborhoods and communities. Our answer can spring forward with One20. How We Arrived Here The past U.S. Presidential election…

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Closing Trust Gaps the JV Way

Colonel JV Venable (USAF, Ret.) has more than a story to relate. JV has the experience of leading in challenging situations and working through life tests. No path is easy, and it was no different for JV. Graduating from USAF’s Fighter Weapons School (Top Gun) and leading a combat group of 1,100 airmen in the…

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