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A Leader For All Seasons

5 September, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
When disasters strike, there will always be local heroes who step up and perform amazing acts to save lives or to provide comfort and empathy. One Houston business leader has stepped up — again. He is a prime example, writ large, of an important leadership truth: you do not stop being a leader at the […] Read more»

A Dispatch From Dallas

12 July, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Yesterday it happened. I was devastated. My trusty Apple MacBook Pro laptop that has flown with me for thousands and thousands of miles, shared hotel rooms with me from Alaska to San Francisco and Los Angeles to New York, and dozens upon dozens of big and small side cities in betwixt and between, that helped […] Read more»

Make a Personable First Impression

2 March, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Personable versus perfunctory. Two “P” words that are night and day apart in terms of the impact they make in an initial meeting; a perfunctory response that is matter-of-fact or one that is cordial, filled with warmth and topped off with a genuine smile can have a huge impact on a first impression. Such a […] Read more»