Posts Tagged ‘decisions’

Lead, follow or get out of the way

You’ve probably heard the quotation before, “Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way. Pretty bold statement. The quote is widely attributed to Thomas Paine but most scholars disagree because the quote doesn’t appear in any of his writings. However, it is attributed to General George S. Patton and the former Chrysler executive Lee Iacocca.…

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Leaders are made, not born

Legendary coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Leaders are made, they are not born.”  Here’s a guy who knows what he’s talking about. He was the head coach and general manager of the Green Bay Packers. His leadership led the team to three NFL championships and to victories in Super Bowls I and II. He was a national…

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Living with regret

I was fascinated by an article written in 2012 by Bronnie Ware. As a nurse, she spent years working in hospice, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She recorded many of the conversations she had with patients as they faced their final days on earth. She wrote of the extraordinary…

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ABUSE OF PRIVILEGE – Issues of Integrity

Everybody likes a deal. Who doesn’t? In fact, we love to tell our friends and neighbors our “deal stories.” You know what I mean? “You’re not going to believe what happened to us! We got a discount to the concert and saved sooooo much money!!” In fact, we will play “top my story” when we…

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