Category Archives: development

Maybe It’s Time to Move to a Bigger Pond

“In a pond, koi can reach lengths of up to eighteen inches. Amazingly, when placed in a lake, koi can grow to over three feet in length. The metaphor is obvious. Growth is limited only by the environment you occupy.” … Continue reading

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What Quality or Virtue Do You Most Want to Develop This Year?

How will you grow and develop yourself this year? What quality or characteristic of personal leadership development will you focus on?  I suggest you begin with the fertile ground of Virtue. As for me, I begin with Courage.  Courage begins … Continue reading

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Yo-Yos and Leadership Are Not The Same (Part 3 in a Series)

What makes training valuable to both the individual learner and the organization in which the learner performs? Consider the boy who brings his first yo-yo home from school.  You show him a few tricks that you learned as a child. With … Continue reading

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