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The Power of Appreciation (Part II)

The Power of Appreciation (Part II)

Doug Conant is hardly a household name, but if you are interested in success in business, you might want to get to know a bit about him. Conant was like most executives. He was not a celebrity; he was focused on being an effective businessman. Over his career, he...
The Power of Appreciation (Part II)

The Power of Appreciation (Part I)

Joe Girard is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the “World’s Greatest Car Salesman.” According to one account: Joe Girard sold over 13,000 cars in his 15-year selling career – all at retail – no fleet sales. His selling bests were 18 cars in one day, 174 in one...
The Power of Appreciation (Part II)

People Are Watching

In the last lesson, we talked about Rick Rescorla who was “one of the best combat leaders [LTC Moore] ever saw.”[1] Rescorla learned a great deal from men like Colonel Moore. Yet, Rescorla will be remembered not for how many enemy soldiers he killed in combat, but for...
The Power of Appreciation (Part II)

Foresight

The last two lessons focused on Hal Moore and his example of leadership, particularly in the Ia Drang Valley in Vietnam. On the cover of the book, We Were Soldiers Once…and Young, was one of Moore’s platoon leaders. His name was Rick Rescorla. Moore wrote: Lieutenant...
The Power of Appreciation (Part II)

More on Moore

Over the last few weeks, I read two fascinating books: Hal Moore: A Soldier Once…and Always by Mike Guardia, and We Were Soldiers Once…and Young. We Were Soldiers Once…and Young focused nearly exclusively on the action at LZ X-Ray in the Ia Drang valley and the...