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Welcome to Turbo Leadership System's Blog

For over 20 years, Larry W. Dennis, Sr. has written a weekly leadership insights post. Please enjoy and forward to others to read and enjoy.
Each Tuesday, we post a 500-word true story from leaders just like you. Benefit from what they’ve learned.

Volunteering’s Ripple Effect Volume XIX

September 12th, 2023|

No one knew about the decision-making grid I’d created in the middle of the night six months earlier.

Stop the Griping Complainer

July 18th, 2023|

Three weeks ago I was in the back shop making my morning rounds saying ‘Hi!’ to all my guys when I was blindsided by my mechanic tech. He was complaining, ‘This is broken!, This is wrong!, This sucks!’

Change Orders

July 11th, 2023|

Courtesy, professionalism wins in the end.

Emily, Project Manager for 3 Kings Environmental, an excavation demolition solutions company based in Vancouver, WA told Session 7A of the Leadership […]


July 4th, 2023|

What happened to the signers of the Declaration of Independence? Five signers were captured by the British, held as traitors, and tortured before they died. Twelve had their homes ransacked and burned.

Beating Addiction

June 27th, 2023|

On July 6th, 2021, I sent a Facebook message to my niece’s mother, who I refer to as my 'sister.' We had not spoken in a few years. She had been struggling with a 10-year meth addiction and was living on the streets of Kansas with her boyfriend and 11-year-old son.

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

June 20th, 2023|

September 3, 2022: Day three of our eastbound 2021 Cross Country Adventure. As we drove west from Winchester Bay, OR and crossed the Coastal Mountain Range we began to see haze.

Certified Expectations

June 13th, 2023|

About a month ago, I bought a 2020 certified luxury used car from a dealership in Huntsville Alabama. Huntsville is almost 250 miles from our home in Loganville, GA. Before I made the trip, I talked with the dealer several times.

To: The Class of 2023

May 30th, 2023|

These were some of the questions I was asking when I graduated high school over 65 years ago. The world has changed a lot since then. A lot!


May 9th, 2023|

In the winter of 2015, I was only a few months into my new job with a local shoring, trench, and safety equipment rental company. My boss asked me to cover his territory while he was on vacation

Late and Later

May 2nd, 2023|

A few months ago, my co-worker, Jenna, got married. Jenna had been a reliable employee. She worked hard and expected those around her to work hard, be as engaged as she was.