Archive for February, 2008

  • Freedom, Passion, and Invention

    Freedom, Passion, and Invention

    Friends, Ginger Beebe of Arkansas said what I think most of us were thinking: “it is incredibly inspiring to hear each of you speak.”  We were at the National Governors Association annual meeting and first spouses had each taken a few minutes to describe their […]

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  • Leading Through Uncertain Times

    Leading Through Uncertain Times

    Friends, A customer service note: I strongly encourage you to add me to your safe sender’s list. I talk to people almost daily who say, “how come I’m not getting RFL any more?” I can only guess they have fallen victim to aggressive spam filters. […]

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  • Getting Hooked– And Off The Hook

    Getting Hooked– And Off The Hook

    Friends, Ever find yourself getting “hooked?”  I’m not talking hockey. And I’m not talking the oldest profession on earth. I’m talking about when someone has a way of sending your blood pressure through the roof, and of “making you” do things you don’t want […]

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  • Give Me Some Independent Thinkers

    Give Me Some Independent Thinkers

    Friends, A quick announcement:  If you’ve been a listener of the Dan Mulhern Show on the Michigan Talk Network, see the news flash below today’s RFL A universal value for leaders in our times should be this:  continuously work to generate independent thinking among those […]

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