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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.

I Quit!

July 6th, 2021|

Yesterday I went to my mechanic (who is trained but) a backyard type guy from Romania. I asked him if he had a ‘day job.’ He said when the pandemic hit, he got a job, and after the boss screamed at him twice, he left his keys on the desk and didn’t come back. When the boss asked him if he quit, he said ‘yea, I think so.’

Take Aim

June 29th, 2021|

Last night we watched our 11-year-old grandson Dylan compete with his team in the Southeast United States Regional Archery Competition. Just after his non-scoring warm-up round, he came back, said something to his dad.

The Ripple Effect: Volume VIII

June 22nd, 2021|

I was back in Ypsilanti for just a few days before my freshman term at Eastern Michigan University began. I got a job at Marsh Office Supply with the promise of being given on opportunity to sell office machines and reopened my bicycle repair business.

Exploring Georgia:

June 15th, 2021|

This past week, as a part of our trip to southwest Georgia, we visited Plains, GA the birthplace of the 39th President of the United States, James Earl "Jimmy" Carter. We were greeted like old friends at the visitor’s center just outside of town.

The Ripple Effect: Volume VII

June 8th, 2021|

The regimentation and senseless routine made the Army a bad fit. Most recruits seemed to think and often said, “I'm just putting in my time.”

David & The ’37 Goliath

June 1st, 2021|

Last Saturday after spending much of the day Friday cleaning up my 1937 Ford four-door street rod, I headed off for the cruise-in in Buford, GA about 30 miles away. This was the longest trip I’ve taken in the car.

The Ripple Effect: Volume VI

May 25th, 2021|

I'd been with The W. Bingham Company a little over a year, things were going well. I was amazed when our Sterling, OH salesman asked me to fill in for him so he and his family could take their two-week summer vacation.

Happy Birthday

May 18th, 2021|

This past Tuesday, as we were traveling to Americus, GA, and the wonderful Windsor Hotel, we stopped at the Whistle Stop Café in Juliette, GA.

Coast-To-Coast Adventure 2020

May 11th, 2021|

Day five of our 2020 Coast-to-Coast Adventure: We camped at Palomino RV Resort in Cullman, Georgia. We really liked the campground with its chapel, walking paths, and friendly hosts.

The Winning Secret

May 4th, 2021|

In the fall of 1975, I had the privilege of having Raymond Berry and his wife Sally in one of my Detroit, MI leadership classes.