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Career Strategy Lessons from Peyton Manning

Fast Company magazine recently had an article (http://www.fastcompany.com/1823573/career-strategy-peyton-manning-release-from-the-colts) concerning career strategies in light of football quarterback Peyton Manning’s change in teams.  As all people who follow football know, Peyton Manning was one of the best quarterbacks of our time, and perhaps one of the all-time greats who has played the game.  Arguably, he resurrected the…… Continue reading Career Strategy Lessons from Peyton Manning

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Leadership Mistakes of Emperor Palpatine & Darth Vader

Forbes.com recently had an article pertaining to lessons learned from the Galactic Empire in the Star Wars universe (http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2012/02/13/five-leadership-mistakes-of-the-galactic-empire/).  It would appear that Forbes.com has is on a science fiction theme with leadership traits and qualities lately, and that is fine with me, as I grew up on Star Trek and Star Wars. Both Darth…… Continue reading Leadership Mistakes of Emperor Palpatine & Darth Vader

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Leadership Lessons from Captain Picard

Keeping with the Star Trek leadership theme, Forbes.com also has an article that documents leadership lessons from Captain Jean-Luc Picard (http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2012/03/13/five-leadership-lessons-from-jean-luc-picard/).  On a personal level, I think Captain Picard was the more believable captain when compared to Captain Kirk from the original series.  Well, as believable as one can expect from a science fiction TV…… Continue reading Leadership Lessons from Captain Picard

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Lessons in Leadership from Captain Kirk

Forbes.com has recently published an article pertaining to leadership lessons from Star Trek Captain Kirk (www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2012/03/05/five-leadership-lessons-from-james-t-kirk/).  Being a life-long lover of all things science fiction, I have a soft place in my heart for the original Star Trek series.  In spite of limited special effects technology, I think the story and plot lines have always…… Continue reading Lessons in Leadership from Captain Kirk