On Greatness: The Power of Principles and Standards

  You have competition every day because you set such high standards for yourself that you have to go out every day and live up to that. ~ Michael Jordan "A new hospital administrator, holding his first staff meeting, thought that a rather difficult matter had been settled to everyone’s satisfaction, when one participant suddenly … Continue reading On Greatness: The Power of Principles and Standards

On Success: Attitude Determines Altitude

  Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. ~ Thomas Jefferson Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. ~ Zig Ziglar A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. … Continue reading On Success: Attitude Determines Altitude

On Leadership: The Wisdom of Nelson Mandela

  With the passing of Nelson Mandela, my thoughts turn to the impact his life had on South Africa, the world, and on me.  When I worked as an International Area Sales Manager for Megadyne Medical Products I was responsible for business development in South Africa.  Because of this responsibility I was privileged to travel … Continue reading On Leadership: The Wisdom of Nelson Mandela