Category Archives: In the Trenches

A running commentary on the day-to-day adventures in building TEAM.

Tone in the Age of Coronavirus

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47 Strategies for Dealing with Gut-Wrenching Downturns

Unprecedented times. We’ve seen nothing like this before. The last time things felt out of control was the Great Recession. Tom wrote a list of 46 strategies for leaders at that time which continues to inspire. As you give these … Continue reading

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Strange Times Require Strong Leadership

Strange times call out for strong #leaders & #leadership. We’ve obviously entered a new #normal, which is changing by the minute. The good news? We’re in this together; literally world-wide. What’s your response? Huddle together or let technology extend your … Continue reading

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Stay Calm & Change Your Horizon

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I will tell His Majesty what a King is!

Rorke Denver: Commander’s Coffee Feb 2015

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What’s a fellowship?

by Seth Godin For five hundred years, a fellowship was understood, Tolkien-style, to be a collection of humans engaged in mutual support. [Definition] It’s hard to imagine something more reassuring, challenging and productive, all at once. To be part of … Continue reading

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Freedom vs. Slavery

The media, talk-radio & so-called pundits are always talkin’: “far right” “alt-right” “far-left” “alt-left” #conservative #progressive #capitalism/ #socialism . . . #yaddayaddayadda Yet, when you boil it down; there are 2 choices: #freedom vs. #slavery. Period! #TLYAW

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