Character · Coaching and Managing · Inspiration · Leadership · Living

The Little Pieces of Life

Some of my great childhood memories included building and playing with Lego sets.  These bright and colorful building blocks could be pieced together to build elaborate and complex objects.  You could follow the provided instructions to build something straight out the box, or as I obtained more and more sets, I would combine all the…… Continue reading The Little Pieces of Life

Coaching and Managing · Gratitude · Inspiration · Leadership

Gratitude Journal Day 13, Those Who Teach Others

Sometimes it seems as if we live in a “dog-eat-dog” kind of world.  Cutthroat business practices are often glamorized and encouraged.  People can be set to fail, or to be left behind by those who possess more knowledge and experience.  In this mindset, knowledge is leverage to use to keep others from competing, or to…… Continue reading Gratitude Journal Day 13, Those Who Teach Others

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Book Review: Get Your Ship Together, by Captain D. Michael Abrashoff

Having read Captain D. Michael Abrashoff’s first book, It’s Your Ship, I looked forward to his follow-up. Get Your Ship Together is the logical continuation of the principles from the first. In short, Captain Abrashoff took command of the destroyer USS Benfold. The ship was a consummate low performer in the preceding time before Abrashoff…… Continue reading Book Review: Get Your Ship Together, by Captain D. Michael Abrashoff