Four-star general Anthony Zinni and author of Leading the Charge: Leadership Lessons from the Battlefield to the Boardroom. As we reflect the Memorial Day weekend upon the contributions of veterans and those who have served the country, let’s consider Zinni’s reflections from the battlefield useful for all leaders.
Too often leaders forget the most important step. It’s really about taking a step back that matters. Taking time to reach back and then to move forward enables the best leaders to propel themselves forward. Let me explain.
Not enough can be said about leaders and accountability. The two concepts should go hand in hand. But, sadly that does not happen often enough. Unfortunately, accountability becomes an afterthought for most leaders today. They act however they want and make decisions without expectation of any sanctions. But, what would the world be like if […]
What do the Iron Lady, a puppeteer’s wife, and a famous mousketeer have in common? All were dynamic women in their respective fields who made a big difference in history. With the recent passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Jane Henson, wife of the Muppet’s Jim Henson, and child star Annette Funicello, the […]
March 31st is a day when a few states in our nation recognize and celebrate the life of the late César Chávez. California has declared a state holiday and a day of service is acknowledged in Arizona, Texas, and Colorado. As a noted human rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later known […]