Independence Day Reflections

Independence Day is an opportunity for all Americans to reconnect with our roots and rededicate ourselves to the ideals of our Republic. It is a day to reread the ...

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Learning to lead is like climbing a mountain for which there is no summit

Level Five leaders are developed over time. Indeed, considerable time. It takes a very special person to be blessed with a paradoxical mix of humility, persistence, and ...

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What Do I Do When the Boss Doesn’t Get It?

In several of our recent Level Five leadership presentations, seminars, workshops, and discussions, we’ve been asked: “What do I do when the Boss doesn’t get it?” The ...

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A Memorial Day Reflection

In a recent address to the University of New Hampshire Class of 2015, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant Ryan Pitts spoke these words: Courage is not the ...

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Integrity Takes Courage

Integrity takes courage and it is totally transparent. When you see and hear it, you know it. At a recent session at the Simon Business School of the University of ...

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Doing Right

I don’t know any other way to lead but by example. -Don Shula There a few clearer statements of why Level Five leaders do the right things when no one is looking than ...

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