- Feb 24, 2018
What Do Strong Leaders Need Most?
Imagine you're on a nationally televised game show and the host gives you ten seconds to name five characteristics of strong leaders. Ready? Go! 10 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 Time's up! What's on your list? Commanding presence? Check! Intelligence? Check! Supreme confidence? Check! Humility? What? Ok, game over. What do you think? If we were to poll a sizeable group of people where do you think humility would rank today? I tend to be rather optimistic but my pessimis
- Feb 10, 2018
Who Is Really Wise?
Who is the wisest person you know? What puts them at the top of your list? Really smart? Successful? Powerful and influential? Those are good possibilities but I suspect there's something else that causes you to think of them as wise. People have been thinking about wisdom for a long time, actually a very long time. Aristotle and Socrates come to mind. Of course, there's Solomon, the wise king of Israel, who was world renowned for his wise sayings handed down to us in the boo