Commitment is an Action

When is it okay to be wishy-washy? It’s perfectly acceptable to be undecided in a restaurant while ordering food. It’s fine to hedge your bets in a game of fantasy football. It is not okay to be uncommitted in the cockpit of a $30 million F-16 fighter jet. When engaging enemy forces in combat, the…

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Secrets of Persistence

When things get rough, are you tempted to throw in the towel? Not Bob Salem. When this guy sets a goal, it’s a done deal. Earlier this year, 53-year-old Bob Salem of Colorado Springs became the fourth person in history to push a peanut to the top of Pikes Peak with his nose. Fighting fatigue…

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Timeless Wisdom: Proverbs for Leaders (Part Two)

Last month, I published Part One of “Timeless Wisdom,” where we focused on four areas of King Solomon’s advice as recorded in the Jewish Scriptures. In case you didn’t read the post, we discussed the fact that this ancient monarch’s wisdom is as relevant for today’s business culture as it was back in his day.…

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