The Importance of Action!
Paraphrasing General Douglas MacArthur, the American army hero of the War in the Pacific, "Failure in war can be summed up in two words: too late."






The same can be said in business.



Learn to help your organization solve problems on time by making urgency work for you."

As Captain of the US Navy's largest ammunition ship during the first Gulf War, I had a crew of over 400 men and women and a great staff of officers and senior enlisted.

They were capable of handling any emergency and routine challenge. But like so many organizations, our success did not depend on whether we had the capability to solve problems, it depended on whether or not we could come up with the solution in time. How soon you learn during your career the importance of urgency and how you can make it work for you will determine how successful you are.

As a leader, you must be able to convey your expectations and ensure your team fully understands the challenge if your team is to be successful. Learn to help your organization solve problems on time by making urgency work for you.


"During my career in the industry I have not seen anyone have a greater impact on safety on the waterfront than Ron. Working with union labor and our management to develop programs, he has guided our company to become the benchmark for safety in our industry."

Tony, President of a maritime corporation based in the Carolinas