Monthly Archives: September 2013

If You Don’t Live Well, You Can’t Lead Courageously (Guest post – Dr. Ray Wheeler)


This is a guest blog by my friend and mentor, Dr. Ray Wheeler. Ray [his blog], a leadership development specialist and coach, is president of Leadership Praxis.  You can follow him on Twitter: @LeaderPraxis Resilience Depends on Energy Management One … Continue reading

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On Grief and Loss


The anniversary of September 11, 2001 brings to remembrance the 2,996 deaths of loved family members and friends. Today my dad, a combat veteran of the Marines, returned home to Axehandle Lake (above photo) to live out his last days … Continue reading

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spirituality and integrity for leaders


Originally posted on maturitas cafe:
This week in my M.A. course, we discussed leadership competencies, specifically the need for spirituality and integrity for leaders. Spirituality was defined as: centered, eternal awareness, moral concern, recognition of the sacred, meaning and purpose. Integrity…

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How to Read a Book


I just watched this video and wanted to share it with you. It is inspiring, informative and very practical. You won’t apply every idea, but you will pick up something new that you can apply the next time you sit … Continue reading

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Back to School: 6 Breakthrough Disciplines of Unstoppable Learning


It is back to school for many students, including my wife and me. We are in the second half of a M.A. program in Global Leadership.  Our classes are all online with our cohorts through Azusa Pacific University. Learning is … Continue reading

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