Leadership Perspective: Reverse Paradigms – Doing vs. Reflecting, Part 1

“Learning without reflection is a waste, reflection without learning is dangerous” – Confucius I’m writing this post on Christmas Eve 2014. It’s not a time that most people in America are working. It’s time for family, friends, and faith celebrations. It’s a celebration remembering the birth of Jesus Christ. No matter what your faith, Christmas is about Christ. Celebrating the goodness of faith and family is a wonderful addition to … Continue reading Leadership Perspective: Reverse Paradigms – Doing vs. Reflecting, Part 1

Roasting Coffee: A Discipline of Excellence

Becoming Aware of a Discipline of Personal Excellence While eating my breakfast of organic grains, fruits, and milk, I became aware of the discipline of excellence we practice in our daily lives as leaders. My leadership principle #3 is about systems. In musical conductor terms, it’s “Rehearse for Success.” If we want to have excellence, we must establish and rehearse excellence as a daily discipline. The … Continue reading Roasting Coffee: A Discipline of Excellence