My father provided me valuable life and leadership lessons. Dad’s work ethic has been an enduring example of how to model integrity and excellence.
Posts Tagged: Lessons
What does your job have to teach you?
While we have outgrown many things, like baby food, safety scissors, and napping in public with impunity, there are some parts of our childhood that stay with us forever. The movies we watched are one such example. What gives Disney and Pixar films staying power are the lessons they can teach us at all stages… Read more »
Here is a recap of some of our posts on leadership and customer service in government.
The lessons are simple are simple and powerful: the energy that connects us is critical; you must be yourself to achieve your best; and help others be their best selves.
I have absolutely no shame in admitting my deep and abiding love for all things Home and Garden Television. If it weren’t for having a full-time job, school work, the need to eat and sleep and other grown-up stuff, I would happily sit on my couch and binge watch hour after hour. For me, HGTV… Read more »
I landed my first supervisory job at the age of 29 (considerably young, in HUD years). While the 3 years of experience definitely resulted in more gray hairs (and more frequent trips to the stylist for highlights), I learned a lot along the way. Confidence – I remember one of my very first meetings at… Read more »
As a public sector employee for over fifteen years, I’ve attended seminars and workshops on a variety of subjects and logged in to webinars to learn from others in online classrooms. With rare exceptions, I always come away with a valuable lesson, idea or new perspective. However, a few of the most valuable lessons I’ve… Read more »
During a period of more than 10 years, as a CEO, Director, and Board Chairman, I have been responsible for disposing of three organizations and have been an acquisition target of two other organizations. I have been a close observer of several others. Here’s what I learned. Start Early. From concept to handing over the… Read more »
Today, I was fortunate to attend the GovDelivery annual conference “The Power of Message.” There were a ton of great speakers from the author Paul Smith on his book Lead with a Story to panelists from DHS, SBA, and Education. Here’s nine lessons and tips I learned: 1) “Key success for government communication – Be… Read more »