The Power of the First Impression

A few years ago, I had the pleasure of talking with Bill Higgs as part of his ‘Culture Code Champions‘ podcast. We talked about several things — my ...

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Excellent Executive Coaching

A few weeks ago, I was a guest on ‘Excellent Executive Coaching,’ a podcast hosted by Dr. Katrina Burrus. Dr. Burrus is a leadership coach and has spent years ...

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Steering The Battleship: A Presentation with the Duke Sanford Veterans Association

Back in April, I had the privilege to make a presentation to the Duke Sanford Veterans Association, co-hosted by my son, Rob, who is a Special Operations Officer with the ...

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EQ Component 1: Building Self-Awareness

“Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one’s awareness of one’s ignorance.” — Anthony de Mello As I mentioned in my previous blog (the first in this series), ...

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Mirror Mirror: Taking the Time for Self-Reflection

“Make peace with the mirror and watch your reflection change.” – Unknown All too often we don’t make peace.  It’s far simpler and easier to see who you want to see ...

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Leadership Succession: Who’s Next Up?

“A leader’s lasting value is measured by succession.” – John C. Maxwell In my younger days, I was an aspiring baseball player, relegated initially to the bench for ...

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