Phone: 503.691.2867 • Fax: 503.691.5434|admin@turbols.com

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.

Little Green Apple

February 23rd, 2021|

Progressive, permanent progress

It was Labor Day weekend many years ago. We lived on 5 acres near the corner of 12 Mile and Lahser, across from the Country […]

2020 Coast-To-Coast Adventure

February 16th, 2021|

Day nine on the return trip of our 2020 Coast-to-Coast Adventure: As we traveled through Albuquerque, NM an amazing memory came to mind, something I hadn’t thought of for decades.

2020 Coast-To-Coast Adventure

February 9th, 2021|

2020 Coast-To-Coast Adventure: On our way home to Loganville, GA, from our extended west coast stay, we stopped in the sleepy, little, historic town of Echo, OR. Echo was established in 1880.

2020 Coast-To-Coast Adventure

February 2nd, 2021|

Tuesday, July 1, the 30th day of our West Bound 2020 Coast-to-Coast Adventure: My brother Bill got a head start on us as we were leaving the “Lazy Z” campsite in Greybull, WY.

Sweet Smell

January 26th, 2021|

Bye, bye old habits

This past Sunday, as the last opening song was sung, and we settled into our chairs, I smelled the unmistakable, sweet aroma of Skull […]

Speaking in Front of Groups

January 19th, 2021|

Thank you, Bob

Sandy, Executive Assistant for General Telephone Company’s west side branch manager based in Beaverton, OR told Session 9 of the Leadership Development Lab™(LDL):

“After a lifetime of living with the […]

Coaching the Boss

January 12th, 2021|

Clint, our plant manager was about to send out a plant-wide email detailing action items we were working on to solve one of our persisting production flow problems.

Coast-To-Coast Adventure 2020

January 5th, 2021|

Day 10 of our 2020 Coast-to-Coast Tour of America: West Branson, MO. We stopped at a booking agency to get help in finding some available shows for the evening and the next day.

Coast-To-Coast Adventure 2020

December 29th, 2020|

September 24, the tenth day of our Tijuana, Mexico, 3-week detour from our 2020 Coast-to-Coast Adventure. At about 8:30 AM, the BioCare Hospital and Wellness Center's driver was chauffeuring me to the nearby IRI, Imagen RadiolÓgica Integral, for a scan of my upper body including heart, liver, pancreas, and bowels.

Coast-To-Coast Adventure 2020

December 22nd, 2020|

Day twelve of our Coast-To-Coast Tour of America: About an hour’s drive north from Branson, MO. I thought I saw a sign that said “Lambert’s: Throw the rolls!” But we went by so fast; I wasn’t sure.