Earlier this week, I talked about community values as the promises you and the members of your community make to one another about how we will act and interact with one another as you go about your daily lives. Now let us move on to consider whether you are indeed living with integrity in your […]
Community values — or shared values — are the promises that we make to one another about how we will act and interact. Shared values hold a community together, whether it be a family, friends, a fellowship, neighbors, a virtual network, a town, a team, a troop, a company, a country or a culture. Shared […]
All judgment aside, I’ve grown to accept that cheating is probably part of the human condition – good, bad or indifferent. Sometimes we are the ones who are doing the cheating. Sometimes we are the ones being cheated. Either way, cheating eventually (if not immediately) injures both the cheater and the cheated. While the severity […]
As to methods there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.
When, by virtue of curiosity and humility, you are in touch with the truth about the qualities at your core (good, bad or indifferent), you can look to the future and ask: Who or how do I aspire to be (that is different from who or how I am today)? Why do I care? What […]
In Chapters 3 & 4 of The Citizen Leader, I guide you on an exploration of your deep truths and commitment to be an active citizen and engaging leader and alert you that this inquiry will demand your powers of introspection, reflection and curiosity. I ask you to draw on these personal powers to discern and […]
Excerpted from Capitol Weekly, December 15, 2011 Peter Alduino is a leadership expert and the author of The Citizen Leader, a guide for becoming the person you would choose to follow and engaging your community. by Alisen Boada Tell me a bit about yourself and the seminars you host? I started my career in investment […]
The greatest gift one can give is thanksgiving. In giving gifts, we give what we can spare, but in giving thanks we give ourselves. David Steindl-Rast Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer
We are what we think. All that we are arises in our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.
I too am shocked and sickened by Rick Perry’s divisive tone and bigoted words in his Christmas campaign commercial for the Presidency. (As of this writing, YouTube “dislikes” are outnumbering “likes” by a count of 40:1). Perry reveals a character that resorts to maligning and marginalizing minorities as a show of strength. He is really no different […]