Category Archives: Current Events

Unequally Yoked, When You Find Kinks in Your Chain of Command

When one thinks of chain of command, it is usually in the context of the military.  You know, the private reports to the corporal and so on.  In the corporate world, the usual vertical chain of command has been replaced … Continue reading

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Is the League in Decline?

The events surrounding the arrest of Aaron Hernandez brings up an important point.  Is the National Football League in decline because of the behavior of its most cherished resources, its players?  Hernandez, the Patriots star tight end was released shortly … Continue reading

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Curtis Martin, Hall-of-Famer, Servant Leader

I had the great pleasure of attending the Hall-of-Fame Enshrinement Ceremony for Curtis Martin in Canton, Ohio, a couple of weeks ago.  What a great experience!  It was one of the highlights of my professional life.  Curtis Martin gave a … Continue reading

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Hurdles

In April, I was diagnosed with blood clots in my lungs and in my leg.  I had not felt well for almost a year.  I am ready to begin blogging again about leadership issues.  I am more than halfway through … Continue reading

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Speak for Yourself

I am studying team dynamics in my master’s program.  There is a concept called “groupthink”, which basically states than many individuals remain silent when they work in teams.   These people basically go along with other group members in spite … Continue reading

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Back In School

It has been a little while since my last post and that is mainly because I left my job to go back to school full time.  I am a Master’s degree student pursuing my degree in Management and Leadership.  In … Continue reading

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Taking Stock

It’s half time of the Broncos-Chiefs’ game and I am watching Romeo Crennell do a pretty job coaching Kansas City.  Why is this game so significant to the Chiefs?  Well, for Coach Crennell, it is a second chance.  Romeo aka … Continue reading

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Tebow #2

I haven’t been able to watch Tim Tebow play much this season.  I have seen the occasional highlight and post-game interview.  I saw a few plays from the Jets-Broncos game earlier in the season.  For the most part, I have … Continue reading

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Pegs and Holes

Pegs and Holes   If you have followed football for any length of time lately you know who Tim Tebow is.  He is the current starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos.  He played at the University of Florida and was … Continue reading

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Oops!

We all make mistakes of many kinds. We are human. No one gets it right every time. We all can agree on this. Yesterday, some things happened in the Jets-Bills’ game that served to remind me of our human frailties … Continue reading

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