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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.

The Ripple Effect Volume XI: Take the First Step

August 24th, 2021|

Lean forward and keep moving

(continued from The Ripple Effect Volume X, Issue 856 July 27, 2021…)

Dick said my Sales Course™ territory was everything south of 6 Mile and […]

EXPLORING GEORGIA: Listen to the Music

August 17th, 2021|

Earlier today, I got an overdue haircut. First question as I climbed into the chair - "#2 or #3?"


August 10th, 2021|

As a part of our recent northeast Georgia exploration, we visited Leslie, GA, the home of the world’s largest telephone museum! The museum is amazing and is, without question, the largest facility in Leslie and maybe in all of Sumter County.


August 3rd, 2021|

On our tour of southern Georgia, we visited the Andersonville Museum and Prison grounds.

The Ripple Effect Volume X:

July 27th, 2021|

I was still listening to Earl Nightingale’s, The Strangest Secret, studying The Richest Man in Babylon, Acres of Diamonds, The Law of Compensation, everything I could get my hands on to help my career progress.

The Ripple Effect Volume IX:

July 20th, 2021|

The summer of 1962, we traveled the hardware show circuit, and lived in hotels at the Crescent Tool’s expense.

What’s for Lunch?

July 13th, 2021|

Three years ago, Donna Lee and I went to Conyers, GA for a meeting with our new accountant Jimmy Warren. Conyers is about 10 miles from our town of Loganville, GA. We asked Jimmy’s receptionist where we could get a good seafood lunch.

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.