Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Shortly after I graduated college I realized that there was a huge skills gap between the knowledge I had gained in my business program and the skills that I needed to enter the workforce successfully. I had graduated ready to join the ranks of business leaders and...
Boy Scouts Training Program

Boy Scouts Training Program

Over six years ago my family and I attended a Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Court of Honor ceremony in celebration of our friends’ boys reaching Eagle Scout Rank. At that time my only familiarity with the program was extremely limited but I remember that it made...

Doing the Right Thing

John Furlong, one of the keynote speakers at the PMI Congress in Dallas, shared a story highlighting how his father taught him about the importance of honesty in what we do as professionals.  That resonated with me and got me to thinking about “doing the right...

Leading from the Back

Recently there has been a great deal of debate and controversy surrounding a concept that President Obama has embraced in dealing with the situation in Libya.  I’m specifically referring to “Leading from the Back.”  My intention in bringing this...

Tradition

Last year I was invited to my old high school to present on the topic of entrepreneurship.  It was a very interesting experience on many levels as I had a chance to see all the various developments the school had made since my graduation.  Perhaps the most interest...