The look in my wife’s eyes as I came through the door made me drop my briefcase on the kitchen floor.
Time, and my heart, seemed to stop. “Sweetheart, what’s wrong?” I whispered.
Teary, she murmured, “I don’t know how to tell you this … Charlie just died.” Continue Reading Charlie – A Story of a Leader
I am a new manager, and I have received some feedback that I am un- approachable — I don’t think I am, but what should I do to change the perception? Continue Reading Ask us about LeadershipContinue reading …
When vision stirs passion, and passion spawns action, you will find people forging new paths.
These people are the leaders who set out to fulfill a vision through their strength of purpose and commitment to a cause for the common good. The Pikes Peak region maintains a legacy of committed leaders and the causes they promote. Continue Reading COPPeR uniting through creativity
Recently the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce voted to oppose a seemingly innocuous ballot initiative.
Amendment 38 may appear to be a responsible measure at first glance. However, when you peel away the layers, you find confusion, unintended consequences and, some would assert, manipulation. Continue Reading A-38 is unnecessary
Amendment 38 will:
1. Simplify the petition process. The secretary of state’s 49-page manual admits, “The initiative process is complex and lengthy.” Amendment 38 is a simple, one-page, how-to-petition guide written in plain English. State signature levels will increase 10 percent next year, but petition procedures should become uniform in all jurisdictions. Continue Reading Top 10 Benefits of A-38
The Center for Creative Leadership’s Community Leadership Program, provides emerging leaders with an intensive leadership development training and self assessment program.
The program provided by CCL’s faculty is three-and-half days long. Applications are accepted January – February for a late May program date.
For information, call Suzanne Ernster at 633-3891 or e-mail email@example.com Continue Reading Community Leadership Program
Catamount Institute offers leadership programs based on the principles of “natural intelligence” — using nature as a model to teach people to look at their businesses, organizations and communities from a whole systems perspective.
Seeing businesses as a system allows leaders to analyze and minimize risk, discover untapped strengths and resources, avoid repeated mistakes, anticipate the broad impact of decisions and foresee trends that create opportunity. Continue Reading Leadership Development Options
The observations were compelling ones and surprising, considering their source.
First, Chris Gates, president of the National Civic League and former Colorado Democratic Party chairman, told the Forum for Civic Advancement in Colorado Springs that government in America today is “hypnotized by a ‘culture of cynicism.’ ” Continue Reading A community of opportunity
The Colorado Springs Leadership Institute begins with an intensive four-day training session that applies the leadership skills development approach of the renowned Center for Creative Leadership, within the specific context of challenges facing the Colorado Springs Community. Continue Reading Leadership development optionsContinue reading …
Today, the Mountain Post has more than 4,000 soldiers deployed in Iraq in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Since 9-11, our country has been at war longer than when we were in World War II.
This state of conflict that we are in will not fade away; it will persist at some level, maybe not in Iraq or Afghanistan, but somewhere in the world for the foreseeable future. Continue Reading Adaptability key to leadership in changing times