Archive for the Success Category


What do the troops expect of their leaders?

Back in April 1988, I attended a Non-commissioned officer (NCO) Appointment Ceremony on Buckley Air National Guard Base, near Denver, Colorado.  Enlisted troops were making the transition from senior airman to buck sergeant – newly minted NCOs. I had a special role in the ceremony.  I was asked to be the guest speaker.  I accepted. […]

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How do you get started in guest blogging …

I’m not sure of the best way or the proper way but last week I got started in guest blogging by emailing a bunch of potential websites and one of them got back with me and said, “Send articles.” So, I sent an article. And, they published it. I was happy.  My guest blogging career […]

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How the rear view mirror was invented …

Last Thursday 21 Jan 2016 I learned how the rear view mirror was invented.  That’s the unsophisticated but critical devise that hangs on the inside of your front windscreen so you can see what’s happening behind you when driving your car.  It’s standard in every vehicle.  It’s wasn’t always that way. “Mind if I sit […]

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“Live What you Love” – Naomi Simson

Just got back from an October Business Month talk from Naomi Simson author of “Live What You Love” and founder of “Red Balloon” a hugely successful online gift retailer.  She’s also a television personality staring in the hit show “Shark Tank.” Her talk was engaging, entertaining, inspiring and – best of all – practical.  Some […]

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Business and Life Wisdom from Ruslan Kogan

I just spent the morning listening to Ruslan Kogan – founder and CEO of kogan.com – share his business and life wisdom.  Probably the best speech I’ve ever heard.  Not because he made everyone laugh a lot – although he did; not because he had great stories – although he did; and not because he’s […]

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