Tomorrow will mark 78 years since the Japanese army attacked the United States Army at Pearl Harbor. This is a day that lives in infamy.
The attack left thousands dead. 2,403 soldiers, sailors, and civilians were lost. Over 1,000 more were injured.
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Pearl Harbor Day is a day to look back. To reflect. And to remember those we lost and the terrible act that caused it.
Looking back on history, we can learn about what happened and how to prevent future attacks. You can also use the reflection of what happened to learn leadership lessons.
Today, I want to look back at what happened on December 7th, 1941. I want to look at it and see what we can learn from this heinous act and how we can become better leaders. Read more...
Life could be so much easier… If only people came with warning labels.
You may be thinking “Yes! That’d be awesome. I could easily see the toxic people in my life.” or “I could recognize the people who will cause me trouble.”
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But those aren’t the warning labels I’m talking about. I wish people came with warning labels like:
If Only People Came With Warning Labels
I need help.
This warning label would let me know this person is struggling with a problem and needs help. He’s open to receiving help and won’t get mad if I step up to offer a few wise words like Yoda.
This would also let me know they’re looking for help and may strike out because of the pain their problem is causing them. Their warning label crying out for help allows me to brace myself for any attack I may face when I’m interacting with them. Read more...