November 18, 2018

When conducting training for new leaders, one of the basic concepts we explore is how they obtain and use the different sources of power.  There are five basic bases of power; positional (legitimate), reward, punishment (coercive), expert, and referent (respect).  Addi...

October 28, 2018

After providing active shooter training at a nearby university and nation-wide realty company, one of the participants asked my opinion about where all of the hate is coming from that leads to these types of events.  I gave her my answer which was that it is more of a...

August 18, 2018

Leadership lessons can be learned almost anywhere, even while walking on a treadmill, listening to rock-n-roll and watching a little league game on T.V.

Walking on the treadmill at my gym, I was listening to music (yes, rock-n-roll), and ignoring the TV about three feet...

June 22, 2018

Life is an amazing teacher.  It taught me a lesson in a 2-hour wait in an airport about how we can use technology to enhance the human senses and experience or use technology in a way that it becomes a barrier to the human senses

and experience.

Flying back from a cross-...

February 15, 2018

Scenario - You are observing a classroom of kindergarten students and see "Little Johnnie" coloring on the wall by the window.  The teacher goes over and tells "Little Johnnie" to, "Stop coloring on the walls," but then doesn't give any direction after that.  So, a few...

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