Archive for September, 2009

modeling character and competence

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.  Without it, no real success is possible no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army or in an office.  
-Dwight David Eisenhower

Integrity2 Several weeks back, I wrote a post on integrity (The Integrity Test).  I wanted to follow it up with some observations taken from Stephen Covey's The 8th Habit which gave me additional perspective that I wanted to share with you.

I think it's safe to say that we all desire    Read More

the dog ate my homework

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Confused_smiley This post was inspired by my recent frustrations over getting some marketing work done.  I wanted to brand and rebrand some of my programs and I had a great marketing guy referred to me.  Great at least when it comes to design work, not so great when it comes to getting his deliverables out on time....

Once John was hired (and yes, the names have been changed to protect the innocent) and we were in the middle of branding, I would email or call him    Read More