Happy Thanksgiving to all

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Enjoy and be thankful for everything we have. Best to all.  Phil Bride

Are you a leader or not? 5 questions–5 levels–5 rules

Are you a leader or not? Yes or No. Have you ever wondered just what kind of leader you are? How good are you at leading? By now we’ve all pretty much accepted that leadership has nothing to do with role or title. Leadership is much deeper. It’s not so...

10 conditions that your organization is not aligned

10 conditions—where does your organization stand? Excessive meetings Cover-your butt mentality and decision-making Lack of personal accountability Communication problems Personality conflicts or power struggles Difficulty keeping employees motivated Time management...

What is your vision?

Before you can achieve long term goals you have to create them and before you create them you really need some kind of vision of what you want to achieve in the long term. “First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.” ~Epictetus A vision...

Spring Fishing in Oregon

Okay. I couldn’t help it. I had to get out fishing. Great day relaxing, climbing up and down river canyons for a day of winter steelhead fishing. 45 degrees and raining still makes for nice day fishing!

How do you play? Fly fishing does the trick

Comraderie and friendship in doing activities together Seeing opportunities on approach to the river Noticing the opportunities while actively fishing Making small adjustments and trying lots of adjustments Paying attention to what is effective Letting them run when...