Monthly Archives: July 2012

Avoiding the Availability Trap

One of the qualities of being a good leader is that you should be available for the people you lead.  This is true, but at the same time, a leader who is always available never has the time to actually … Continue reading

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Who is the Real Dark Knight?

As most of you were, I was completely shocked when I heard the news about the shooting that occurred in Aurora, CO in the early morning hours of Fri. 7/20/12.  What was even more crazy was the close vicinity to … Continue reading

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Red Curry with Vegetables

Today’s healthy recipe is going a little bit into uncharted waters for me.  I never used to be much of a fan of different kinds of curry.  They have started to grow on me as I have gotten older.  One thing … Continue reading

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3 Core Leadership Skills

Have you ever known someone who thought they were leading, but no one was following them?  Pretty sad isn’t it?  The reason people are sometimes deluded about their ability to lead is that they have neglected one of the core … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Bring Up Young Leaders

It is true that leaders can come in all shapes and forms.  Often times in a company or organization, you will find that the leader tends to be a person who has more experience.  And as we know experience comes … Continue reading

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You Keep Me Hanging On

Welcome to another Friday song feature.  Today I am featuring a rather obscure song from the psychedelic era.  It is the song You Keep Me Hanging On by Vanilla Fudge.  Vanilla Fudge was a combination of psychedelic rock and the … Continue reading

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Baked Halibut Steaks

I have always heard that seafood is a good thing to eat because it is so healthy.  To be honest, I have never been a huge fan of seafood, but maybe that is just because fresh seafood is not as … Continue reading

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