Monthly Archives: April 2010

Launched! Now What?

Dear Readers: Many thanks to early readers of Learn-Do-Teach-Lead, which launched on April 24, 2010.  Your comments and feedback have already helped me to improve the content and presentation of materials, and I encourage future dialogue. I want the blog … Continue reading

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Bring a Stick to the Fire

For two consecutive summers during high school, I went to the C-Bar-T Trail Ranch in Colorado.  We rode horseback and camped for six weeks in Colorado’s national forests, traversing the Rockies from the Front Range just outside Denver to Grand … Continue reading

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Cultivating a Learning Attitude

Cultivating a learning attitude in self and others is critical and on-going. Within self, others, and organizations, such an attitude must arise and be reinforced. Many times I have said to staff, colleagues, and managers, “I am a student of … Continue reading

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Applying L-D-T-L to Tichy

In The Cycle of Leadership (New York: HarperCollins: 2002), Noel Tichy outlines the role of teaching in developing others, which he calls “one of the leader’s most difficult and mission-critical tasks” (p.98). Of teaching, one can say that first we … Continue reading

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Starting with the End in Mind

With a bow to Stephen R. Covey (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989) I’d like to depart slightly from the suggestion that we “begin with the end in mind.” I depart not because … Continue reading

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Introduction

“Learn-Do-Teach-Lead” is a guiding philosophy, a practical road map, an observed reality, an organic progression, and a teachable framework for business and life. And it’s a passion.  My passion.  May it be yours as well. When inculcated and practiced, this … Continue reading

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