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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.

The Winning Secret

April 27th, 2021|

Long-term goal achievement

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. At the […]

The Ripple Effect: Volume V

April 20th, 2021|

On June 14th, 1958, I got in my 1952 Chevy convertible with its ’55 Chevy V8 engine and headed for Cleveland, ready to go to work for The W. Bingham Company. It was a big deal moving from the little town of 30,000 I had grown up in, to a town of nearly one million.

The Ripple Effect: Volume IV

April 13th, 2021|

A couple of months before graduating, I was devastated when my uncle Jerry O'Neal, General Superintendent of a highway construction business, said he wasn't going to hire me.

Coast-To-Coast Adventure 2020

April 6th, 2021|

Day sixteen of our Coast-to-Coast Adventure 2020: we visited Harrold Warp’s Pioneer Village in Minden, NE. This extraordinary museum and village is dedicated to ‘telling the story of America and how it grew,” showing our progress from 1830 to 1960.

The Ripple Effect: Volume III

March 30th, 2021|

About two years after Reynolds Congdon passed, I saw his son, Don Congdon, who now owned Congdon’s Hardware on the main street of our little town. I approached him, with my heart beating out of my chest.

The Ripple Effect: Volume II

March 23rd, 2021|

After about a year and a half of operating my paper route, the area manager decided he wanted to give the route to his son.

5x Enthusiasm Results

March 16th, 2021|

You may remember, my Session 3, 5x More Enthusiasm goal I set was to get my CNC router working. I was excited back in 2018 when I bought the router kit.

Growing Up: Volume I

March 9th, 2021|

When I was 11 years old, I bought my first franchise business. Yes, you read that right. I hadn’t thought of it this way before, but my Detroit News paper route was a franchise.

Oh, Rats!

March 2nd, 2021|

Kick them out, keep them out

October 14, the final day of our 2020 Coast-to-Coast Adventure: finally, home. We had been gone for a full five months. We […]

Little Green Apple

February 23rd, 2021|

Progressive, permanent progress

It was Labor Day weekend many years ago. We lived on 5 acres near the corner of 12 Mile and Lahser, across from the Country […]