A True Leader is Never Indispensible
Winner Takes All
(Expanding on a LinkedIn article) When I came across this article, I was glad to see some people are changing the standards… How I Hire: I Look For Your Failures, and Your Character but where this comes into play is my own school. For the years that I’ve been teaching the martial arts, I’ve always […]
Embrace the Blade!
Teen Titans: Winner Takes All (episode 22) I got to watch this episode again while winding down for the evening. Yes, I’m still watching Saturday morning cartoons…on a Friday night. This was one of the episodes that struck as spot on in its presentation of competition. The desire to “win at all costs” is very […]
This past weekend was our semi-annual Haidong Gumdo seminar with USA Chief Master Marshall Parnell (Lotus Blossom School of Martial Arts). As usual, he presented quality technique and insightful lessons about personal development. During the training, the temperature rose high enough to cause the mercury vapor lights to go out – twice. Our school is […]
Randori – 乱取り I came across these Lucy Marcus articles – “When stopping is the best way to go: the 3 step personal off-site” and “C-Suite Suicide: It Needn’t Be Lonely” – which lead me to think, again, how martial arts is life. I had the great fortune to train in Seidokan Aikido with founder, […]