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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.

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...

Another Crazy Idea

April 12th, 2022|

Speaking of “find a need and fill it,” (see The Turbo Charger October 5, 2021, #866 issue) take a look at this impressive ball point pen with hand sanitizer built into the barrel. Who thought of that?

Front Row Seat

April 5th, 2022|

This past Saturday, I attended in my first Georgia Street Rod Association (GSRA) monthly business meeting. The meeting was held at Street Side Classic’s showroom east of Atlanta in Lithia Springs, GA.

Do You Like Your Job?

March 29th, 2022|

Earlier today, Donna Lee was in the pre-op area of Piedmont Hospital in Athens, GA. She was being prepped for double by-pass open-heart surgery.

Breaking & Entering

March 22nd, 2022|

A couple of days ago Larry, Jr. called, asked about our day. We chatted for a couple minutes. "Well how is your day going?" "A lot better now than it was this morning, Dad." "What happened? What's wrong?"

Volunteering’s Ripple Effect Volumn XVI

March 15th, 2022|

(continued from Volunteering's Ripple Effect Volume XV, Issue 883 March 1, 2022...) We didn’t want to buy a home in Rockford until our house in The Village of Beverly Hills sold. 1973 was a slow real estate market. I lived in a Rockford men’s boarding house Monday night through Thursday night, flew back home on Friday night, returned to work in Illinois on Monday morning.

2021 Cross Country Adventure

March 8th, 2022|

Eastbound on our 2021 Cross Country Adventure: on Rt. 374 toward Green River, WY we began to see Little America billboards. In 1929, when Little America first opened, they used billboards to advertise their 15-cent ice cream cone.

Volunteering’s Ripple Effect Volume XV

March 1st, 2022|

I was now in my third year of volunteering as a Sunday Speaker for the Michigan Council on Alcohol Problems, in churches across southeastern Michigan.

The Art of Conversation

February 22nd, 2022|

A few months ago, my mechanic David and I were working on my 37 Ford hot rod project. It was well past noon, I said, “Come on, we’ve got to get some lunch!” So, off we went to my favorite restaurant, Sister’s Family Restaurant.