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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.

Hit the Ball Out of the Park

January 10th, 2023|

It was spring of 2006 and I was in my sophomore year playing for the University of Oregon Club Baseball Team. I was extremely excited because I missed try-outs my freshman year.

Let Go and Grab the Gold Ring

January 3rd, 2023|

While I was on vacation at Universal Studios in California with my family, I made a decision that has dramatically changed the course of my career. This was in November 2016.

I’ll Take the Job

December 27th, 2022|

It was July of 2021, our company had just completed a massive knockdown in Bothell, WA where I was one of the field mechanics. I was sent back to our home base shop in Battle Ground, WA to put away all the supplies and tools, to be organized for our next job.

Who’s Your Best Friend?

December 20th, 2022|

September 1: the first day of our eastbound 2021 Cross Country Adventure. We checked in at the Roseburg Riverside RV Park on the banks of the Umpqua River.

Using the One Note App

December 13th, 2022|

I was doing my weekly LDL reading from Making Moments Matter, Chapter 8 ‘Be Wise-Systemize’ and recognized that the planning system I use works well for me to be systemized with my to-do lists, daily planning, and forward planning.

Empathy or Sympathy

December 6th, 2022|

This past December, while Donna Lee was in recovery from double by-pass open heart surgery, I was on the phone with my brother Bill and sister-in-law Judy. I was trying to tell them about the outpouring of love and support I had felt for Donna Lee as she was recovering.

Raise Your Hand

December 1st, 2022|

One of the highlights of our trips to Oregon each summer is reconnecting and catching up with friends and family. This year we had the opportunity to go to dinner with the Pillar family.


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.