"The Man, The Mission, The Passion" Husband, Father, Attorney, CPA, Steward Leader, Entrepreneur, MBA, Author, Builder, HBS OPM 25 Class, Mentor, Teacher

Monthly Archives: April 2008

Argue for your weakness and it’s yours

We all have our failings, our weaknesses, our areas of greatest potential improvement. It is important to know your weaknesses so that you can guard against them, protect yourself from having them trip you up. It is also important that you do not become an advocate for your weakness. We often do, in part because […]

Can you summon your talent at will?

In a movie called “Devil’s Advocate,” Al Pacino is the devil in human form attempting to tempt Keanu Reeves, both of whom play attorneys. Pacino is interviewing Reeves for a position in his firm and conducts a portion of the interview on the windswept rooftop of a Manhattan skyscraper. There is no railing on the […]

30 Methods of Influence

Listed here are Thirty Methods of Influence from Stephen R. Covey’s “Principle-Centered Leadership,” (Simon & Schuster, pp. 119-128). I could easily write a blog on each one, complete with the struggles and triumphs I have enjoyed in a on-going commitment to implement them in my daily life at ever-higher levels of application. While the methods […]

A BLOG ON PERSONAL LEADERSHIP BY THE FOUNDER OF THE COLLIER COMPANIES
LARGEST PRIVATE PROVIDER OF STUDENT HOUSING