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Founded in 1985 by Larry W. Dennis, Sr., Turbo Leadership Systems is an executive team building and leadership skills development organization. Turbo Leadership Systems has worked closely for 35 years with management teams of over 200 client companies in manufacturing, construction, distribution, food service, professional services, guest services, and healthcare.
Each Tuesday, we post a 500-word true story from leaders just like you. Benefit from what they’ve learned.

Path To Project Management

August 25th, 2020|

In 2014, I was hired on as an administrative assistant for Jet Industries. In December 2017, Chuck Evans, the General Superintendent of our division stopped by my desk and asked me again if I was 'absolutely sure' I didn't want to become a Project Manager.

Pioneering the Oregon Trail Volume X:

August 18th, 2020|

On the fourth day of our return trip from Oregon back to Georgia we stopped in Gothenburg, NB. We slowly drove by several of the beautiful, late 1800's homes that are carefully maintained to pristine condition.

Basket Weavers

August 11th, 2020|

50% improvement in productivity

Kurt, Foreman for a professional, full mechanical company including plumbing, hydronics, HHVAC and based in Vancouver, WA told Session 3B of the Leadership Development Lab™:

“I […]

Pioneering the Oregon Trail Volume IX:

August 4th, 2020|

June 23rd, our 57th wedding anniversary, and day 15 of our journey from Loganville, GA to Seabeck, WA. We left Ogallala, NE and set out for Chimney Rock. We spotted landmarks along the way: Independence Rock, Courthouse Rock, Jail Rock, Scott's Bluff, Soda Springs, growing more excited until we finally saw what is, unmistakably, Chimney Rock.

Listen To Your Peers

July 28th, 2020|

How to beat your competition
Brian, OEM/Engineering manager for a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of material handling equipment based in Portland, OR told Session 7B of […]

Lost Punch List

July 21st, 2020|

This past Monday, I closed out an order for a new VSI (Vertical Shaft Impact) Crusher. A VSI Crusher is a chassis- mounted pull-behind trailer unit about the size of an over the highway truck trailer.

Pioneering the Oregon Trail Volume VIII:

July 14th, 2020|

On the fifth day on our journey from Loganville, GA to Seabeck, WA, we went to the Opry in Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, TN. We loved the show - the singing, dancing, set changes, the trapeze artist and the juggler-ventriloquist-comedian.

Meeting Mischief

July 7th, 2020|

A few weeks before the full installation of our new Vista accounting software, I was a part of a Vista implementation meeting. There were several strong personalities in the meeting who were starting to run our meeting in a non-constructive way.

“Buffalo Bill” Cody

June 30th, 2020|

Day 14 of our 2,500-mile journey from Loganville, GA to Seabeck, WA, we visited Buffalo Bill's home in Cody, Wyoming. What an amazing man. He was a Pony Express rider, American Army scout, ranch hand, bison hunter, wagon train driver, fur trapper and gold prospector.

Black Belt

June 23rd, 2020|

My daughter is a high school senior. The successful completion of her senior project is a requirement for graduation.She was thinking of several project options, but just not sure what she really wanted to do. My husband and I used to just tell her what she should do.