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Ready - or Not...

Wed, 2015-09-09 12:16 -- tomjonez


Last week, in an ongoing discussion regarding the US National focus during September on disaster preparedness, I stated that, “Prudence and leadership are definitely close cousins. And the month of September is a great month to practice both.”

What If It Happened to You ?

Tue, 2015-09-01 19:55 -- tomjonez


Last week I discussed the leadership quality of being willing – and the ability – to “look ahead” and ascertain “what is or could be occurring.”  As I mentioned then, this is an essential quality for those who are in leadership.  While it can indeed be difficult to accurately assess the current situation, size up the factors that are affecting where we are headed, foresee what is on the horizon, and determine what to do in light of the potential realities, there are things we can do to prepare.

Go Fast - or Go Far? - or Both?

Wed, 2015-07-29 16:54 -- tomjonez


Last week I provided some thoughts regarding a traditional saying that was shared by a friend recently:

“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.” - African Proverb

In response to what I wrote last week, I received a couple of thoughts worth sharing.

Robert Cairns replied as follows:


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