On Leadership: The West Point Way

  Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice and discipline. ~ Jim Collins My favorite author on greatness is Jim Collins so I was thrilled to see an article in the latest Inc. regarding Mr. Collins' experience teaching at West Point as the Class … Continue reading On Leadership: The West Point Way

On Leadership: The Courage To Stand for Principle

  Let us have the courage to defy the consensus, the courage to stand for principle. Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God’s approval. Courage becomes a living and an attractive virtue when it is regarded not only as a willingness to die manfully, but as the determination to live decently. A moral coward … Continue reading On Leadership: The Courage To Stand for Principle

For Sunday: Our Walking is our Preaching

It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching. ~ St. Francis of Assisi Ralph Waldo Emerson said it best, "what you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say." If you want to inspire greatness, be great yourself.  If you want to change the world, first … Continue reading For Sunday: Our Walking is our Preaching