Who Cares Anymore?

For most people, their economic well-being is most important as it allows them to take care of themselves and their families. To get an idea where things are going and what changes to rules and laws might do to impact people’s life. In the past electing a person or party was mainly based on what it stood for and what …

Corruption and Decay Everywhere

When reading about the latest college admissions scandal, the scandals about value manipulation to reduce tax liabilities and loan eligibilities, college sports and how “student-athletes” are similar to slaves while the administrators and coaches line their pockets with millions of Dollars, a quote from Joe Biden came to mind (even though I am normally not a Biden-fan): “Corruption is a cancer: a …

When its time to go – where to?

One trigger can be the steady increase in age. Another can be the changes in political systems, laws, economics. For me, it feels like all play a role together to consider what to do in a few years. I found this article and when I looked at it #10 and #7 are appealing to me because they are nice but …

Leading in a hyper-partisan world

When there is a drumbeat all around us that indicates that every person, young or old, healthy or unhealthy, politically interested or uninterested, etc. needs to decide on which side they stand, it gets harder to lead. If, as I do, leaders accept the definition of “inspiring others to collaborate towards a common goal” as leadership, how does one do it …

A Conversation with Muhammad Siddique

Axel recently had a conversation with influencer, entrepreneur, and author, Muhammad Siddique. Below is a message from Siddique to Alex along with a link to the video. “Hi Dr. Meierhoefer, sometimes mere words fail to express my gratitude for you making the effort to reach out as you have. While I’m not capable of capturing all of your wisdom and …

How Great Leaders Keep Employees Happy

Strong leaders build strong teams. Dr. Axel Meierhoefer shares why companies need great leaders, and how to spot one. If you can go to work every day and do something you believe in that’s meaningful and has a purpose, then the money is basically out of the picture. -Axel Meierhoefer Takeaways + Tactics Companies focus too much on teaching management skills to …

StilumSmart

David Hall

Introducing the MEDU Assessment—Showcasing Your Leadership & Communication Strengths and Challenges in the Context of Constructive, Results-Driven Improvement Strategies. Spending just 10-15 minutes completing this assessment will reveal your personality in leadership/management style and your communication habits. Based on the results you can gain the insight necessary to enhance your leadership, management and communication styles. Your improvement in these skills …

Eysenck’s Personality Inventory (EPI) (Extroversion/Introversion)

David Hall

The Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI) measures two pervasive, independent dimensions of personality, Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism-Stability, which account for most of the variance in the personality domain. Each form contains 57 “Yes-No” items with no repetition of items. The inclusion of a falsification scale provides for the detection of response distortion. The traits measured are Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism.

Do you have the winning formula?

Here I was, about 20 minutes after take-off in a two engine, flying a training mission with a student. While climbing to cruising altitude, the first engine on the jet started acting up, indicating fuel and oil problems. My student got nervous and I told him to shut that engine down, declare an emergency with air traffic control, and point …