Monthly Archives: April 2005

Why Mission Statements Fall Short

Blogger’s Note: Column previously published in James Magazine Someone needs to tell Alpharetta-based ChoicePoint that it’s time for a new mission statement. “To be the most admired information company worldwide” rings hollow considering their current challenges with identity theft. At least they didn’t use “trusted” in place of ‘admired.’ Ok, sorry. Rather than beat up… Read more »

Ego vs. Conscience

It’s tempting to over-simplify what we read, see and hear every day. So we’ll try not to. Any discerning leader, however, could gain a lot by viewing their experiences through ego vs. conscience, both personally and existentially. In “The Eighth Habit,” Stephen Covey makes clear distinctions between the two terms: Ego focuses on one’s own… Read more »