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Turbo Blog

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.


June 28th, 2022|

Give Me Liberty

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 […]

“High-Tech” vs. “High-Touch”

June 21st, 2022|

This March, I took an unexpected trip to Budapest, Hungary. Our son Loren was there coordinating stunts on a movie production project. We stayed in the marvelous Corinthia Hotel Budapest & Spa.

Snail’s Pace

June 14th, 2022|

Last Saturday, about 5:30 PM, on my way home from the Moultrie Swap Meet in South Georgia, it was time for dinner. Thinking about my choices, I decided to stop at Captain D’s for my preferred choice, fish.

To Go or Not To Go?

June 7th, 2022|

Yesterday after Donna Lee‘s cardiac rehabilitation regimen in Conyers, Georgia we popped into the Publix grocery store to do some quick shopping. By the time we finished shopping, it was getting close to noon. With all those groceries beautifully displayed around us, we were both getting hungry. I said, “Should we go home or to Crab Harbor?”

Sage at the Gate

May 31st, 2022|

A traveler in the ancient Middle East approached a sage who was seated just outside the city gates. The traveler, curious about the people in the town, trying to decide if he should pass by or pass through the gates asked, "What kind of people dwell in this town?

Got A Quarter?

May 24th, 2022|

Over the past three years, we’ve fallen into the Sunday habit of going straight from church to Sister’s Family Restaurant, at the corner of Miller Bottom Road and Georgia Highway 20. I love the place!


May 10th, 2022|

This past Saturday, at about 6:00PM, we headed off for Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International airport. Our trip wasn’t for me to fly back to Oregon to conduct Turbo Leadership Systems’ programs, the reason I’ve gone to the Atlanta airport for over fifty times in the past three of years.

Act As If

May 3rd, 2022|

Manuel Castenada graduated from Turbo Leadership Systems’™ Leadership Development Lab (LDL)™ #157in 1995 and then returned as a volunteer instructor to assist with three more ten-week LDL’s.

Wind Power

April 26th, 2022|

A crazy idea

Cruising along on the 27th day of our westbound 2021 Cross Country Adventure, we saw billboards advertising Elk Horn, IA’s Danish Windmill.

We agree, it’s a […]

Walter P. Chrysler

April 19th, 2022|

Day twelve of our eastbound 2021 Cross Country Adventure. We were heading east on U.S. Route 24, when I noticed a sign that read...