President John Adams’ Inaugural Address, March 4, 1797*

WHEN it was first perceived, in early times, that no middle course for America remained between unlimited submission to a foreign legislature and a total independence of its claims, men of reflection were less apprehensive of danger from the formidable power of fleets and armies they must determine to resist than from those contests andContinue reading “President John Adams’ Inaugural Address, March 4, 1797*”

President George Washington’s First Inaugural Address, April 30, 1789*

Fellow-Citizens of the Senate and of the┬áHouse of Representatives: Among the vicissitudes incident to life no event could have filled me with greater anxieties than that of which the notification was transmitted by your order, and received on the 14th day of the present month. On the one hand, I was summoned by my country,Continue reading “President George Washington’s First Inaugural Address, April 30, 1789*”

Listening to the Right People

John C. Maxwell says that if you have no one following you, then you’re not a leader. I say that if you have people following you, you better make sure that you are listening to the right people to give the people who are following you the best words of wisdom you possibly can! NotContinue reading “Listening to the Right People”