Success Through Failure

Success Through Failure

If you ask me, striving for “success” above all else is not the most highly advisable goal for those in leadership. We’ve all heard the old saying, “Nothing breeds failure quite like success!” And it’s true. What are the reasons for this “success-breeds-failure”...
Why I Love Entrepreneurs

Why I Love Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are leaders who operate without a net. They envision what could be, and then they stretch their bodies across the cavernous gap that separates that vision from its realization. Entrepreneurship isn’t like taking a dreamy road trip to a brighter future so...
The Hardest Side of Leadership

The Hardest Side of Leadership

The lion’s share of business opinion about the “soft side” of leadership – the people side, the values and integrity side, the character side – is that these softer issues are nice and certainly worth some attention, from time to time. However, the fact is that...
Loving Pittsburgh, Loving Cities

Loving Pittsburgh, Loving Cities

My wife, Milonica, and I were ushered up onto Mt. Washington, Pa. in February of 1988 to stand on the lookout beside The Duquesne Incline and to enjoy the extraordinary view of the city of Pittsburgh, below. We were being courted by Pittsburgh Mennonite Church to...