Tag Archives: Leadership

Galatian Credibility

Galatian Credibilityby Michael DoyleIn our leadership and our abilityTo lead is limited to our credibilityThis is something important to knowIf we are are to keep our ability to growCalled to lead in our capacityCalled to display this sensibilityIntegrity is the … Continue reading

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Cicero Speaks On Becoming Older

Cicero Speaks On Becoming Olderby Michael DoyleLife passes through many a stageUntil calumniating in old ageIt’s a folly to hold this in despiseWe’d be better off to open our eyesCicero offers us his philosopher’s lookIn his writing of many a … Continue reading

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The Positive and Negative Of Social Learning From Television and Other Screens

The Positive and Negative Contributions of Social Learning From Television and Other Screens:             The case is, more often than not, made that social learning from television and other screens is largely negative.   To the degree that the negative case … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: On Organizational Leadership

Five Characteristics That Define An Outstanding Leader: There are more than five characteristics that define what makes an outstanding leader.  Of the many that do, some of the most valuable include continued growth throughout career and life; purpose and passion … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Optimism Is A Very, Very Important Part of Leadership…People Don’t Like To Follow Pessimists

“What I’ve really learned over time is that optimism is a very, very important part of leadership…. People don’t like to follow pessimists.“ – Robert Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company

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Thought For the Day: Leadership Is A Potent Combination of Strategy and Character. But, If You Must Be Without One, Be Without Strategy

“Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.” – General H. Norman Schwarzkopf (1934-2012)

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Thought For the Day: Great Nations Have Responsibilities To Lead and We Should Always Be Cautious of Those Who Would Lower Our Profile

“It was leadership here at home that gave us strong American influence abroad, and the collapse of imperial Communism. Great nations have responsibilities to lead, and we should always be cautious of those who would lower our profile, because they … Continue reading

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First Principles: Good Political Leadership Requires the Influence of Personal Character In Moderating Political Divisions

“The influence of your personal character moderates the divisions of political parties…” – George Washington            

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Thought For the Day: Leadership Is Taking Care of Those In Your Charge

“Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.“ –  Simon Sinek      

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Shadows On A Cavern Wall

Maybe Plato’s Republic still speaks to us today? Shadows On A Cavern Wall by Michael Romani Tantalizingly close to greatness The politicians cannot escape this That life has grown to seem pointless When truth is swept away and society.. … meets its … Continue reading

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