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2018 Here We Come!

A three-day Board Meeting and Leadership Forum in sunny Palm Beach, Florida. Now that is how you wrap up a year that can only be described as “a home run!” 2017 was the busiest and most ambitious year in the 45-year history of the State Legislative Leaders Foundation! Over the last twelve months, we coordinated [...]

By | 2018-02-06T15:52:50+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What if the Founding Fathers Acted Like Us?

By Thomas H. Little, Ph.D. For the last couple of weeks, I have been reading Edward J. Larson’s The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789. As I read this intriguing examination of our first President’s actions after he resigned his military commission and before he took the oath as our nation’s first President, I am reminded [...]

By | 2017-08-24T13:03:24+00:00 September 4th, 2015|Ethics and Leadership|

Lessons From the White House: The Importance of Leadership “Abilities” Part I

By Thomas H. Little, Ph.D. A few weeks ago, at SLLF’s Leadership Forum, I was honored to be in the audience at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library as former US Attorney General Ed Meese described how he had immediately and unexpectedly accepted a position in the new Administration of Governor Ronald Reagan and left wondering [...]

By | 2017-08-24T13:03:24+00:00 April 16th, 2015|Ethics and Leadership|

Looking for Political Heroes

By Thomas H. Little, Ph.D. A few weeks ago, I was privileged to listen to the inspiring words of noted Civil War scholar James I. “Bud” Robertson, Jr. as he addressed SLLF’s annual Leadership Roundtable in Scottsdale, Arizona. Among the many insights offered by Dr. Robertson, I was stuck by one in particular: the lack [...]

By | 2017-08-24T13:03:24+00:00 February 18th, 2015|Ethics and Leadership|

American Sniper

By Stephen G. Lakis President, State Legislative Leaders Foundation While in Austin, Texas, recently I had an opportunity to see the movie American Sniper. I wanted to see the movie because I have a high regard for Bradley Cooper’s acting skills and Clint Eastwood is the best at these types of gritty stories. The movie [...]

By | 2017-08-24T13:03:24+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Ethics and Leadership|