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Leadership Lessons from the Left Seat

by Frank Burroughs Learning to fly a fixed-wing aircraft involves a certain amount (some may say a lot) of technical understanding of subjects like physics, meteorology, regulations, and even aviation jargon. In that sense it is like most…
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The Mentor’s Mood

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. Sometimes we can all be a little moody, unless you are mentoring. Being moody can mean being temperamental – morose, sullen, or irritable, etc. When you are mentoring however, such a luxury does not occur. Mentoring…
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The Coach's Consciousness:
Creating Awareness

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. A while back, we explored The Mentor’s Mindset, to create greater understanding of what it means to be a mentor. This week we explore coaching - the refinement of knowledge. The client may have years of expertise…
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The Value of Values

by Dr. Burl W. Randolph Jr. Much is heralded about values these days. At home, at work, in the community, values have always been important, but even more so today. What is the value of values in business? During the months of February and…
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95% is NOT a Passing Grade

by Bill Flury Graduation Preparation Graduation time was approaching, and the principal of the high school was speaking to an assembly program of seniors. His topic today was future grading systems. He told the seniors that they would…
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A Mentor's Mindset:
It's All About the Relationship

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. Mentoring is a much talked about topic for leadership development, but I am uncertain how it is understood. I have heard people say that “Everyone is my mentor” or “I mentor everyone”, both of which are misnomers. To…