Tag Archives: Thomas D. Willhite

Why Culture Change is Like Cooking . . .

“I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.”  ~Julia Child I must confess, I enjoy watching cooking programs on the lifestyle channels on TV.  It really doesn’t matter if its Italian, French, British, or Cowboy … Continue reading

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Same Ol’ Tom? . . .

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy  Highly motivated business executives and managers tend to work hard as they climb the corporate ladder, accepting more and more responsibility as the progress.  They learn everything they can about … Continue reading

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You’re Not a Work-a-holic, You’re a Work-a-Like-It!

Why do CEOs, young executives, entrepreneurs, skilled craftsmen, nurses and the many others of us work so hard and such long hours?  It’s not because we have no choice, it’s because we like it.  We like the possibility that we … Continue reading

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If It Feels Good Tomorrow . . .

Been busy this past week launching my new business book – LEVERAGE: The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture, so this is a repost from 2011.  One of my favorites. In 1973 I met a man who changed my life.  His … Continue reading

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The Five Foundations of Effective Leadership

Note:  This is reblog of a post I wrote in December, 2012, but I have had numerous requests to repost it. __________________________________ To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation. But I’m working on … Continue reading

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Open Your Eyes . . . Create a New Reality

Question:  Is the storm approaching or receding? Our eyes are wonderful things, perfectly adapted for the human species to be able to see across a broad and wide landscape, and yet in the next instant focus on a small task … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions and Change Management

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”  ~Aristotle After living for over 6 decades, I think I am an expert, or at least experienced enough, in New Year Resolutions.  As for myself, … Continue reading

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