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Article I’m Reading: 50 Ways The World is Getting Better

50 Ways The World is Getting Better, by Ben Carlson Everyday, we’re bombarded with terrible news of wars, conflict, crime, dictatorships, and natural disasters, and it would be tempting to think everything is falling apart around us.  Fueled by the internet and social media, our information about what’s wrong in the world is becoming more efficient. […]

Book I’m Reading: D DAY Through German Eyes

D DAY Through German Eyes – The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944 (Books 1 & 2), by Holger Eckhertz My sister, Lisa, gave me a copy of this book for Christmas, and I’ve found it to be a fascinating and unique account of the D-Day invasion. It addresses a real gap in the history of […]

Story I’m Thinking About

John Fenzel Stephen King on Books

We’re all trying do more with the time we have in our day, to include reading more books.  I ran across this story from Neil Pasricha at Harvard Business Review about author Stephen King: “…Stephen King had advised people to read something like five hours a day. My friend said, “You know, that’s baloney. Who […]

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 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, […]