Leadership

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell is a well-known book. Most people interested in relationships or in psychology have read this book. While I enjoyed this book, I found it to beat around the bush at times or be somewhat repetitive with certain points. However, this is definitely a good read. Here are some of the points that I liked: Gottman, however, doesn’t...

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Oliver North speech at NRA 2009

I once saw a video on youtube that Oliver North gave to the National Rifle Association in 2009. Whatever you think of Lieutenant Colonel North is irrelevant. His words right true. I have decided to transcribe the text from his speech as best I could. His video is also embedded below. Enjoy! And let me know what you think! The average age of the young American serving in uniform today is twenty...

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Judicial Watch’s Top 10 Corrupt Politicians of 2010

I am not surprised when I look at the Judicial Watch top 10 corrupt politician list every year and see some of the morally evil things that politicians do. When you’re in a position of power, whether in the public or private sector, it seems like some people – dare I say most politicians, will do ethically questionable things to put some more dollars in their back pockets. A few weeks...

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Rules of Management

I managed to get a copy of this by writing in to Raytheon before it was debunked. The rules aren’t extremely different from anything I’ve heard before, but they do give a different perspective. Saturday, May 06, 2006 Apparently Swanson’s Unwritten Rules Of Management has been debunked by The New York Times. They are saying that he plagiarized from various sources, one being a...

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JJ DID TIE BUCKLE

There are ways to be a leader in all walks of life. I like these set of traits. They are a guideline, and they do work – just ask any Marine.   Monday, December 19, 2005 The following are the Marine Corps Leadership Traits. I want to be an effective leader, the thing is though, I thought these traits would be able to fully be integrated into my...

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