Tag: simon sinek

2016 Election, Service, Trump

One Question for Carly Fiorina

The next US President must be a great communicator. Distilling complex and controversial problems into mental models accessible to large numbers of people is not deception–it’s brilliance. The reason we hang onto sound bites isn’t because we’re stupid–it’s because we’re busy. We all don’t have time to earn masters-degree understanding of every issue facing society …

Service, Trump

What Is The Difference Between Leadership and Service?

Marine Corps officers eat last. That simple insight inspired the title of Simon Sinek’s latest book, “Leaders Eat Last.” If I could influence high school or college curricula, no one would graduate without successfully completing a semester course on that principle. Below is another remarkable video of Simon Sinek discussing how circumstances can override our …

2016 Election, Military

What Is Leadership?

Many of you loved Simon Sinek’s Start With Why TEDx talk. I love the way Simon Sinek thinks. It’s no surprise, then, that his TED Talk on leadership could be the greatest definition of leadership I’ve ever heard. Please watch and share. I have some thoughts and a poll following. Contrasts give greater clarity. Sinek’s …

Conservatism

How to Sell Conservative Principles

If you’re still asking “why bother?” read this. If you still believe conservatism is an economic theory, read this. If you’re ready to [olympus_highlight color=”yellow”]create a transformational social movement that improves lives[/olympus_highlight] by providing every America with the dignity of meaningful work and the freedom to pursue happiness, watch this video. It’s Simon Sinek’s TEDx …

Living

Live Your Why

As we approach the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech, it seems we should both honor Rev. King and learn from that speech.  I can think of no better way to accomplish both goals than to liberally borrow from Simon Sinek’s fantastic blog post about that speech and the importance of …