Blog2018-05-19T20:02:07-05:00

Surety – The Threshold of Happiness

In my previous blog post The Elusive Pursuit of Happiness, I made the case that happiness is not a goal or destination but a state of mind that can be chosen despite one’s circumstances in life. I proposed a definition building on the work of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Happiness is not a goal or destination, but a state of [...]

October 7th, 2019|

The Elusive Pursuit of Happiness

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. It was 1776 when Thomas Jefferson and the Committee of Five of the Second Continental Congress (including John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Rodger Sherman, and Robert Livingston) drafted this famous [...]

September 23rd, 2019|

Listen to Tony’s interview on the Masters of Business Leadership podcast

Listen to Tony's interview on the the Masters of Business Leadership podcast hosted by Phil Johnson and Arthur Geringas. The Master of Business Leadership program enables executives and their organizations to find their superpower. This happens during the process of reconnecting with their authenticity while developing their emotional intelligence. Learn more about the program at http://masterofbusinessleadership.libsyn.com/    

April 29th, 2019|

Defining Success – The Horatio Alger Story

In my previous newsletter article, I have defined Personal Leadership as the process of designing and then leading a happy and successful life based on your unique talents, strengths and aspirations. Having written two books on organizational and team leadership*, I have come to realize that the principles and practices used to create a successful business are the same principles [...]

April 16th, 2019|

Personal Leadership – Designing a Successful and Happy Life

Having written two books on organizational and team leadership*, I have come to realize that the principles used to create a successful business are the same principles you can use to create a successful life. In my leadership training and coaching, I make a point of telling participants “You have no business trying to lead anyone else until you have [...]

April 16th, 2019|

The 5 Questions you Need to Ask Before Investing in a Leadership Development Program

Why do US companies alone spend almost $14 billion annually on leadership development? Colleges and universities offer hundreds of degree courses on leadership, and the cost of customized leadership-development offerings from a top business school can reach $150,000 a person. The reason is pretty straightforward. Leadership is the single biggest factor that determines organizational success. When upward of 500 executives were [...]

December 4th, 2018|

Developing scientists and engineers into corporate leaders requires specialized management training

Leading science and technology-based businesses requires a different kind of leadership, one where technical managers and executives are capable of bridging the gap between a science and business culture. Despite significant advances in the field of learning and development, management training for technical leaders is still in relatively uncharted territory with a poor track record of success. How then should [...]

November 15th, 2018|

Leadership Development – Why is the ROI so low and what can you do to fix it?

The importance of leadership development is undeniable. McKinsey reports that when five hundred executives were asked about their most important priorities, leadership development was in the top three. 86% of the companies interviewed rated developing new leaders as urgent or important. As a result, over $14 Billion/year is being spent on leadership development by US companies. Top business schools charge [...]

October 23rd, 2018|

Leadership Tip of the Day: Dream expansively – You have much more imagination than you think

In my previous blog, I listed the ten steps to follow for success in any endeavor (learn more).  Leadership is all about transforming ideas into significant results. The bigger and better the ideas, the bigger and better the results. As you will see, there is plenty of time to inject reality into your dreams but why start with limiting beliefs [...]

October 10th, 2018|

Leadership Tip of the Day – To succeed in any endeavor, follow these ten steps

In my previous blog on becoming a three-dimensional leader, I pointed out the three critical processes that need to be mastered. (learn more). Leadership is all about transforming ideas into significant results. When attempting any new endeavor, follow these ten steps to ensure success. Strategy 1. Dream expansively – Don’t limit your thinking. You have much more imagination than you think [...]

October 4th, 2018|