Category Archives: Leadership

Effective Listening

Colin Powell once said, “Leadership is solving problems.” One might add that listening is a major first step in the process.  If you are not a good listener, people will not bring you their problems.  If people don’t bring you … Continue reading

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What You Do Speaks So Loudly . . .

There is an old saying that goes something like this: “What you do speaks so loudly I can’t hear what you say.”  How true!  Whether we realize it or not, we are always communicating.  However, we may be sending our … Continue reading

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Our Lunch with Leaders Program

Competition for a place on our middle school student council is fierce.  Kids really want to be a part of this group, and they are willing to jump through several hoops to get there – even the dreaded speech in … Continue reading

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Getting Things Done

My college years were formative due in large part to the huge influence my band director had on me.  He is an incredible character – unforgettable in every way.  Folksy, down to earth, and always moving.  Just being in his … Continue reading

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