Our NON-Book club posed three interesting questions in lieu of giving a book report. I’ve listed them with my answers and thoughts:
Colin Powell says, “Management is easy. Leadership is motivating people, turning people on, getting 110% out of a personal relationship…
Effective leaders, like Sam Walton, always rise to a challenge. That’s one of the things that separate winners from whiners. Walton rose above it by solving his problems with creativity and tenacity. I personally allow myself 30 minutes a day of negativity. That includes whiney bucket people, negative news, unhealthy situations etc. Whiney bucket people are people who just like to complain but have no intention of changing or improving their lot in life. I’ll walk away from a conversation, TV program, and telephone call if it appears not to be solution-based or helping with the process of making it — whatever it is. Now – don’t confuse whining continually… Continue Reading
“The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.” Woodrow Wilson, American president
Let’s review some hints for remaining sane and enjoying YOUR holiday season:
“The creation of art is not the fulfillment of a need but the creation of a need. The world never needed Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony until he created it. Now we could not live without it.” –Louis Kahn, architect
Jim and I moved into One Arts Plaza in 2007. For the last two years, we’ve witnessed the Winspear Opera House and the Wyly Performing
Football season is well underway. But sports teams aren’t the only ones hiring coaches. Many executives are proactively participating in their own recession recovery by hiring a business coach to sharpen their vision.
LASIK eye surgery procedures work to clarify and sharpen a person’s existing vision. In tough times, it takes a focused leader with sharpened vision to navigate through the jungle of adversity.