In my years of experience in the marital arts, I’ve developed concepts and insights that are the core of growth. Each concept is developed using several key principles that are specifically cultivated in martial arts training.
These principles are the building blocks for the concepts that are the path to being a true Black Belt as well as great leadership:
As a fifth degree Black Belt and a Master Instructor with the Golden Knights Karate, I firmly believe that there are many lessons to be learned from martial arts to challenge people and organizations to maximize their impact.
I am honored to be interviewed for my expertise, but I also have the understanding that I too am still on the path, still being called to adjust and change… understanding that leadership is committing to growth by maintaining the goal of perfection with the knowledge that perfection is unattainable.
It is most definitely in the pursuit that we can find our success.
At the end of the policy manual is where leadership begins. Sometimes being a leader is not about making the right choice – it’s about making the best, worst one. This is leadership at its messiest. Sometimes, there’s a giant, virtually extinct gorilla dragging around a young child. And somebody has to make a decision quickly…