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An Underutilized Investment: I walk into corporate offices and I see the same issue over and over: the company invested thousands of dollars in standing desks for their team yet everyone is sitting down.  As I make my way through the office I ask folks how often they stand.  The answer is consistent, “I tried it but … Read more

Integrity: The Underpinning of Enduring Leadership

The Cure to the Present: When we look around the world today, people are generally concerned with the direction of things. This is true of most people regardless of their political, religious, environmental, or other ideological beliefs. I often wonder how we as people can think that everyone else is the problem, yet I know … Read more

Uncommon Courage for Leadership & Life

Background: read our post entitled “Leading with Wisdom through Courage“ Like many people today, I was not born into a life of courage. I was always a smaller kid, enjoyed tucking in my shirts from the time I could walk, and dismissed many male antics as foolishness. Despite my physical presence and intellectual preferences, I was … Read more

Leading with Wisdom through Courage

If you follow TSOR, you know that we believe integrity-based leadership is the requisite for personal, familial, and organizational success. In fact, it is what all of mankind needs. We also believe the path of true leadership is a narrow one, and while anyone may choose to embark down it, independently, few will be willing … Read more

Adequacy in Leadership

Recently, a former co-worker and I were discussing the concept of adequacy in leadership, or put simply, how do we as leaders know that we have what it takes to lead? This is a complex topic that touches on a person’s identity, their motives, and character; in addition to the preparations they have undergone for … Read more

Confidence vs Identity

How does one gain self-confidence? Normally, it begins at a young age when small tasks completed. With each completed task, a person gains confidence in themselves that they have the ability to get things done.Perseverance is grown when faced with an obstacle, but not giving up until the task is completed. This is where people … Read more