Leadership and the End of the Shuttle Era

Posted on 21. Jul, 2011 by in Leadership

The era of the Space Shuttle is over.  Atlantis landed today, after a perfect trip to the International Space Station (ISS).  Note that I referred to this voyage as a trip, despite NASA’s insistence on referring to such things as “missions”, or “expeditions”.  I mean no disrespect–to the contrary!  I’ve been a space cadet since […]

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Poor Decisions and Awful Consequences

Posted on 11. Jul, 2011 by in Growth, Leadership

The fact of and the effects from the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March 2011 horrify everyone.  The impotence of humans in the face of such forces should provide ample evidence that we humans are not as powerful as we like to think we are. The hubris that we tend to bring to […]

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The Kick-off Pep Talk

Posted on 10. Jul, 2011 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

This is a new entry into the blogosphere.  I’ve had a lot to say for a long time, but no forum in which to say it.  Owing to my having added a new suite of activities to my professional repertoire, I now find it not just desirable, but necessary to create my own forum; hence, […]

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