Corporate Leadership – The Human Touch

PenFed has 1,500 employees, and we had the opportunity to talk with 400 of them while we were in Omaha.  And I think if more companies or government agencies did what James did, employees would be much happier in the workplace and feel more connected at work.  As I told James, due to the nature [...]

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You Are Stronger Than You Think You Are

Despite suffering a gunshot wound to the head in Iraq, Justin shows us that we are all capable of overcoming life’s toughest challenges. Justin chooses the glass to be half full, not half empty, and encourages all of us to live life in the future, not the past.

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The Value of Vision

Henry Ford visualized a car every family could afford. Steve Jobs dreamed of putting a computer in the hands of everyday people.  General Dwight Eisenhower envisioned using not only military strength but economic aid, diplomacy and information to stabilize fragile nations, a concept that is particularly important 70 years later.  What is your vision, and [...]

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Leadership Through Personal Reflection

I was recently fortunate enough to be accepted into the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program, which is sponsored by the presidential libraries of Presidents George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Lyndon B. Johnson. Needless to say, our classes our taught by some heavy hitters, the guest speakers are deep thinkers and leaders [...]

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Five Important Lessons That Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Straight Outta Compton

Five Important Lessons That Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Straight Outta Compton I wouldn’t say that NWA was my favorite group in the late 80’s and 90’s, but I certainly listened to my fair share of them. There is no doubt that the members collectively and individually had a huge effect on the music industry, and [...]

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Great Leadership Demands Great Partners

Earlier this year, I applied for and was accepted into the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program, a 6-month program hosted by the presidential libraries of President H.W. Bush, President W. Bush, President Clinton and President Johnson. Two months in, I have already learned a ton about leadership and feel very fortunate to be part of this inspirational [...]

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Supporting Our Veterans – The Personal Touch

Over the last five years, there has been a very positive trend across corporate America where more and more businesses have committed to hiring veterans and their spouses. Robust initiatives such as Hiring Our Heroes and Hire Heroes USA have helped place hundreds of thousands of veterans and coordinated the veteran hiring efforts of hundreds [...]

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Centering Yourself For a Positive Start

I am taking a 7-month certificate course right now to learn how to be a Life Coach (my niche is going to help people going through some sort of transition), and during our last class we learned a basic centering technique. This practice is designed to help you tune into your body and use deep [...]

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