Month: October 2016

Leadership 101: Influence requires investment

buy Seroquel mastercard Influence requires investment. If you had to define leadership in one word, what better could you find than influence? Leaders effect change because leaders influence. Leaders achieve goals because leaders influence. Leaders are only leaders to the extent they influence. I remember bits of a sermon an evangelist passing through our little west Texas town preached when I was about 11 or 12. This preacher was from Tennessee and he whistled his “s” sounds. We called him the Tennessee Whistler. Get off your can! The part I remember is the quote he used to drive home his main point. The...

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The Dance of the Insane – or – The Direction of the Informed?

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. ~Friedrich Nietzsche I was in the house alone, except for my English Setters, Huck and Finn. I was lustily singing a Willie Nelson song to the plaintiff guitar strumming in my head. The dogs couldn’t hear the inimitable sound of Willie plucking his old signature guitar. They only heard me braying like a bereft mule. They thought it odd and said so by barking at me as if I were an intruder. I stopped singing to ponder what it must be like...

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To Trump or not to Trump | Decision 2016, a Christian’s quandary

To Trump or not to Trump? That is the question! It is also the most hotly debated social media topic among conservatives – particularly, CHRISTIAN conservatives – right now. The Trump Tapes In the wake of the perfectly-timed release of the Trump tape from 11 years ago, on which he engaged in lewd and foul rhetoric and demeaned the fairer sex (an old-fashioned term I am sure to get into trouble for using, which is ironic in a way), Republican leaders like Condoleezza Rice have pulled their “support” of the controversial Republican candidate. Rice wrote on Facebook: Enough! Donald Trump should not...

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