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Character Development

Presence of Humility

Presence of Humility

by At Strata Leadership we offer various training topics to organizations looking to develop their leaders and sustain a healthy organizational culture. Within this offering, there are training titles such as “Communication & Listening...

Changing Perspective

Changing Perspective

by Recently, I was asked by a good friend to speak at an engagement he was hosting in Washington DC. I was honored to be a part of the program, but doing so was going to be challenging because I was already scheduled to work with a company...

Oklahoma is OK

Oklahoma is OK

by Strata’s corporate office is located in Oklahoma City. One of the things which Oklahoma is becoming increasingly known for is the number of entrepreneurs and other notable people who have called Oklahoma home. Before moving here, I did...

How Can I Forgive?

How Can I Forgive?

Although there are many compelling reasons to forgive others, the reality is that most people, even when they grasp the intellectual rationale for doing so, struggle to forgive consistently. Forgiving others, especially when the person we feel has wronged us has not...

In the Basket

In the Basket

by Evidently, my youngest daughter did not get the memo that her generation is addicted to their phones and has lost the ability to engage in meaningful conversation. In fact, if there was ever a group being recruited to serve as the “phone...

Owning It

Owning It

by Recently our family enjoyed some time away on vacation in the Grand Teton National Park. In addition to the beauty of the area and the time with my wife and kids, the trip was made all the better because my parents were able to join us...

Building Relationships

Building Relationships

by One of the reasons why I think leadership is so difficult is because leaders look at problem solving differently than most people.  In my experience, not only are leader comfortable identifying and solving problems, they are happiest...

Learning Moments

Learning Moments

by As is the case with every living language, the meaning of words can change over the course of time.  This is why communication on important and key concepts can be so challenging.  In my opinion, tolerance is a tough word to...