Category Archives: respect

It’s still about Fear and Greed

On October 19th 1987, all the hopes and dreams that had been built into a steadily growing investment account for many, was dashed in one dark sullen day with the largest one-day percentage decline in recorded stock market history.  Like the market decline of the recession in the late 2000’s, many of the younger investors…

You Annoy Me! (But I have to Lead you anyway)

I was spending the afternoon riding in the car with a good friend.  This long trip could have been more expedient with a short flight, but my host was a road warrior, and he loved the drive.   As we cruised comfortably at 70, I realized he also had an another motive.  He was considering…

The Road Less Traveled

…Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,  I took the one less traveled by,  And that has made all the difference…Robert Frost (1874–1963)  Why is it that the most prosperous road is the less traveled? Why is it that we so often choose the easy road? Why is it we miss opportunities to make a…

Charisma builds Trust

“Beauty is but skin deep.” When poet John Davies of Hereford wrote this now famous saying in 1616, he was actually referring to a murder involving Sir Thomas Overbury.   We have taken this almost 400 year old phrase and excluded the remaining lines of the poem which include “Beauty is but skin deep, ugly…

Charisma

The Rare Leader will display a winsome quality causing people to like, respect, and emulate, while displaying a deep attitude of who he or she is, what they’re about, and where they’re going.   The Rare Leader should gain energy from trusting beliefs that appear natural, giving a high expectation of others while radiating hope,…