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What Problem are you Trying to Solve?

John Fenzel Blog "Leadership: What Problem Are You Solving?"

When I first started speaking on the topic of leadership, a friend asked me, “What problem are you trying to solve?” It caught me somewhat off-guard, but it was exactly the right question to ask, because it focused me toward what I knew was an unmet need. The “Problem Statement.”   I thought about that […]

Eliud Kipchoge: The World’s Fastest Man

It’s one thing to be the fastest runner in the world. It’s another to be the fastest man in world history. That man is Eliud Kipchoge. And you’ve probably never heard of him. If you have 5 spare minutes, Eliud Kipchoge’s story is pretty amazing. If you listen to the end, there’s a lesson about […]

Leadership Isn’t Exclusive. It’s Inclusive.

Just last month I had the opportunity to sit down with Mike Mercurio at Offit Kurman about my thoughts on leadership.  One of the key principles I shared with him, and that I talk about in my leadership development lectures is that leadership is not something that is exclusive. It’s inclusive. We ALL are leaders […]

The Bravery of Colonel Edward Cross and his 5th New Hampshire Volunteers at Gettysburg

Do you know the story of Colonel Edward Cross at Gettysburg? The monument to him and the 5th New Hampshire Volunteers is one of the really fascinating accounts to come out of the battle. An extraordinary leader!

The Story of Sallie the Dog at Gettysburg

Sallie was the brave and loyal brindle pitbull that stood by her fellow soldiers of the 11th Pennsylvania for almost three years in some of the bloodiest battles during the Civil War. Here is her story, commemorated on the 11th Pennsylvania Memorial at Oak Hill on the Gettysburg Battlefield. TAGS: battle, sallie, gettysburg, 11thPA, 11thpennsylvania, […]

Jim Bowie: The Best Thing A Mom Ever Said About Her Son