As a leader, we need to embrace change.  Change is inevitable. It is the one constant in life. But how we plan for, execute and manage change is not.  Changes can be well thought out and executed.  But sadly, so many times, change is executed very poorly. One of theRead More →

The Scout Law A Scout Is: Trustworthy Loyal Helpful Friendly Courteous Kind Obedient Cheerful Thrifty Brave Clean Reverent Several years ago I asked my scouts which one of these words is most important.  Hands flew up, “Reverent!” several shouted.  I told them no.  Then one-by-one they guessed at each ofRead More →

Recently I was invited to provide the benedeiction at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for a young man I’ve known a very long time. I was honored to do so. I love the tradition of the benediction, a blessing given to those in attendance, and in the case ofRead More →

I was reviewing the book “Principle-Centered Leadersihp” by Stephen Covey the other day, and was reminded of the great message he has in this book.  Here’s a summary. Overall theme:  That “natural laws, principles, operate regardless.  So get these principles at the center of your life, at the center ofRead More →