“He is like a sheep dog, feared by the flock and hated by the wolves.” – Wyatt Earp
You have an obligation to yourself, your boss, and your organization to speak up when you disagree. One of the best ways to earn respect is advocating for your ideas with integrity, courtesy, and intelligence. – Dan Rockwell
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it. – W. Clement Stone
Dynamic Followers, simply, are followers who take charge of both their personal and professional development, ensure complete competency at their primary duty, actively manage their relationships and exercise independent thought with both professional restraint and respect.
Fear is a big enemy to guard against, while at the same time an essential ally to understand. Allowing irrational fear to influence your thinking can paralyze you, but ignoring fear triggered by real danger will kill you. Erasmus’ third rule is a warning to analyze your fears and understand the difference.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. – Abraham Lincoln
I love a good quote. These short quips that stand the test of time are fascinating. What makes for a good one? It has to be short, particularly if it is going to make it on Twitter, and it has to be memorable. Being clever helps too, but most importantly it should reveal something significant. The best quotes are the “tip of the iceberg” of a rule or principle worth digging into. That is what it takes to make a quote worthy of repeating, tweeting, or posting on your wall.
Police Use of Deadly Force: Should There be a Different Standard For Cops? The street and real life isn’t the classroom nor is it anything like the sterile environment of the court room where plenty of time, no risk and 20/20 hindsight leave plenty of time for second guessing decisions and scrutinizing mistakes that now with no emotion, no pushes, no shoves, no punches or kicks, no weapons shown nor bullets flying. – Fred T. Leland, Jr.
“I hope you are challenged to find your Warrior, Servant, Leader vision, whether you are a cop or not. I hope you understand and adopt the Warrior-Servant-Leader Code for your own life and live it out every day, in everything you do.” – Pat Welsh
The comments made by Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson in a recent GQ article, followed by a tweet by media executive Justine Sacco have thrust the issues of bigotry, intolerance, political correctness and virtual internet lynch mobs to the forefront of public discussion. Amidst all of the passionate opinion on these issue I have found […]