In a word — Leadership

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            Tools of Leadership — some of Larry’s thought

  • All leaders are teachers…but not all teachers are leaders!
  • Managers – Do things right.

      Leaders – Do the right things.

  • Leaders
    • Convene
    • Communicate
    • Persuade (maybe even convince)
  • Leaders Defined
    • Title
    • Charisma (Connectivity)
    • Competence/Expertise
    • Communicator
    • Courage
    • Tenacity
    • Perseverance
    • Mental Toughness
    • Vision
    • Responsibility
  • In the end, Leadership is defined by:


  • Leadership Framework
    • Control
      • Preparation
      • Follow-up
      • Proactive
    • Consistency
      • Organization
      • Repetition
    • Campaign
      • Planning/”Premeditated”
      • Strategy/Timing
      • Measurable results

James Baker (Former secretary of state)

Leadership = “Knowing what to do and doing it.”

President Carter

“Leaders whose messages are not changing (or reinforcing) behavior are not true leaders. In fact, they are ‘MISleaders.’”


  • Choose to lead by stepping out of the darkness and taking others with you.
  • Make decisions they have to make even when they might have dangerous consequences


  • Requires Courage, Tenacity, Perseverance and Mental Toughness
  • Must Make Difficult Decisions
  • Must be Inspirational and Create Hope, Optimism and Enthusiasm for the Future

Never, never, never give up

Know Your Destination…and All Roads Will Lead To It…

Failure Is Not An Option

Know Your Destination…

  • Hit the ground running…and…be sure you are going in the right direction!!!
  • But remember – It’s the journey, not the destination.

It Always Takes A Great Team…Because…Failure Is Not An Option

In the end, Leadership is defined by: Results

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