Raising the level of your leadership

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  • "If you want to avoid critics, then do nothing and accomplish nothing. Don't run for president. Don't aspire to lead your company. Don't make suggestions. Don't volunteer....stay out of the kitchen. The kitchen is always hot for leaders."

    Dick Wells
    16 Stones, Chapter 10

  • Thanks, Jessie…And A Host Of Others

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    Jessie Garrett was my high school math teacher who—when I wasn’t planning on going—asked me, “Where are you going to college?” One year later, I was at Georgia Tech studying Aerospace Engineering. Thanks, Jessie.

    John Duhon was my first boss in the aerospace business. He overlooked my “know-it-all” attitude and obnoxious behavior as an engineering intern. He mentored and encouraged me. Thanks, John.
    Jim Rourke let me write a paper and present it at an aerospace conference in only my second year out of college.…

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  • Amazon Reviews: 4.94 Stars!

    “Any leader worth their salt should take this book to heart.”

    “For those that think business and the Bible are an odd pairing, they haven't read 16 Stones.”

    “An excellent leadership book that is enjoyable to read and very applicable to whatever leadership context you might be in.”

    “This is one of the few that really has it all.”

    “This no nonsense text makes leadership accessible to any leader with clear examples, focused calls to action, and biblical examples.”

    16 Stones is used in the Masters Program at both David Lipscomb University and Williamson College

  • On Leading Well…

    "Fear kills curiosity. It quells exploration, dulls creativity, and stunts growth. In a climate of fear, people are afraid to make mistakes. Fear saps performance, synergy, teamwork, and morale."

    The Soft Edge Rich Karlgaard

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