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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 31 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.

October 2019

Tax Extension Made Easy

October 8th, 2019|

Training new employees can be taxing

Katie, Manager of a Lake Oswego based CPA firm, told Session 9B of Turbo Leadership System’s Leadership Development Lab (LDL):

“We have a new intern in our office. She […]

Pioneering the Oregon Trail Volume IV:

October 1st, 2019|

The 8th day of our journey from Loganville, GA to Seabeck, WA: Today is June 23rd, our 57th wedding anniversary, and the anniversary of President James K. Polk signing the peaceful Oregon Treaty with Great Britain.

September 2019

Late Again?

September 24th, 2019|

It was the beginning of 2019, a new year and we were working on a job site in North Portland. We had a new crew member working in the field with me who had only been with the company a little over a month.

Pioneering the Oregon Trail Volume III:

September 17th, 2019|

The seventh day of our trip from Loganville, GA to Seabeck, WA, we attended the Grand Ole Opry, 80 years of continuously broadcasting "the program that made country music famous."

Wrangling Retention

September 10th, 2019|

Adaptive approach for challenging change
Linda, Senior Territory Manager of a casualty insurance company in Seattle, WA told Session 9B of Turbo Leadership System’s Leadership Development Lab (LDL):

At our quarterly team meeting, in the […]

August 2019

Pioneering the Oregon Trail VII

August 27th, 2019|

The fourth day of our journey from Loganville, GA to Seabeck, WA, we stopped at Musgrove Mills Battlefield State Park . The park was closed and still Miss Dawn, the local park ranger, welcomed us and enthusiastically told us the battlefield's story.

Efficient Forecasting

August 20th, 2019|

3 steps to efficiency

Caitlin, Field Engineer for an industrial general contractor based in Vancouver, told Session 9B of Turbo Leadership Systems’ Leadership Development Lab:

“Each week I print off a cost report called […]

Pioneering the Oregon Trail V1

August 13th, 2019|

On the third day of our summer trip from Loganville, GA to Seabeck, WA, we toured the quaint pre-revolutionary town of Summerville, SC. Summerville was established as a summer refuge from the sweltering heat, mosquitoes, and swamp fever thriving in the low lands of Charleston.

Deciding To Decide

August 6th, 2019|

At Session 1 of the Leadership Development Lab, our instructor explained the 'comfort zone' in ways I had never heard before. He pointed out that as our comfort zone expands we become more decisive, and more willing to take the initiative.

July 2019

Welcome Walk

July 30th, 2019|

On Thursday, May 18 2019, I heard we had a new employee joining our company. For his first day on the job he was being sent out to our William Walker Elementary job.