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Welcome to Turbo Leadership System's Blog

Founded in 1985 by Larry W. Dennis, Sr., Turbo Leadership Systems is an executive team building and leadership skills development organization. Turbo Leadership Systems has worked closely for 35 years with management teams of over 200 client companies in manufacturing, construction, distribution, food service, professional services, guest services, and healthcare.
Each Tuesday, we post a 500-word true story from leaders just like you. Benefit from what they’ve learned.

Pace of Progress

November 24th, 2020|

Travelling from Loganville, GA along Oregon Trail made me aware of how time was collapsing in the Westward Expansion of the 1800’s.

2020 Coast-To-Coast Adventure: Savannah

November 17th, 2020|

Day three on our 2020 Coast-to-Coast Adventure: Savannah, Georgia. Wow! We loved our tour through Savannah!

Make the Mundane a Fun Game

November 10th, 2020|

Invest personality into your interactions

Dave, told Session 8B of the Leadership Development Lab™ (LDL):

“On a typical day at my 8-5 job, most all of my customers know […]

Pioneering the Oregon Trail Volume XIV

November 3rd, 2020|

Day eleven of our journey from Loganville, GA to Seabeck, WA: We arrived in Independence, MO, the launching point for the Land Grant Oregon Trail pioneers.

Wake Up Your Audience with Enthusiasm

October 27th, 2020|

Stop talking, start inspiring

Linda, a sales rep for a Portland based ceramic and clay company told Session 8B of Turbo Leadership System’s Leadership Development Lab™ (LDL):

“Twice a year […]

Listening Can Make Life A Ball

October 20th, 2020|

When my 15-year-old daughter, Marissa, comes to me with a problem, I’ve been in the habit of interrupting her and voicing my opinion on what she should do before she can even finish her sentence. She was always complaining that I never listened to her.


October 13th, 2020|

About six weeks before I received my red dot at Session 3 of the LDL, my wife and I found out that my sister-in-law (Wanda) was coming home from the Philippines on September 26. She had been gone for 18 months, so my wife and I decided that we would have a big party for her when she got home.

Whale of a Tale

October 6th, 2020|

Seven years ago, this October, I was sailing my newly acquired sailboat, which was moored in Yaquina Bay at Newport. Along were my good friend and sailing mentor Joe, his wife Joanne, and my wife Waynette.

Pioneering the Oregon Trail Volume XIII:

September 29th, 2020|

Over the summer of 2019, we drove across the United States, much of the time on back roads and we camped in 15 different states. I have marveled at the difference in quality, size, neatness and clutter of the homes we've driven by.

Crazy Ideas

September 22nd, 2020|

While I was an OEM Engineer, I was responsible for many things including cylinder design. One of our important clients asked for a bid on a limited budget, custom, attachment design.