Motivation is an impressive, irrepressible and unquestionable factor in success. Clearly, when an individual is motivated, he or she achieves goals with relative ease, establishes personal records, and in turn, becomes a strong positive influence on others. When a group is motivated, be it a business division, an athletic team or even a family, its […]
I want to share with you a comment that was posted by Don Sheppard following my recent keynote at a YMCA Leadership Conference this past weekend. “It was wonderful to have Pete Luongo present at our YMCA Leadership Conference this past weekend. I am indebted to Pete for the many things he taught me during my […]
The most vexing thing about truth is the inescapable logic behind words and actions. Truth isn’t hard to accept when we’re on the side of right. But when we’re struggling, or short on resources and time, truths are akin to the long arm of the law in the Old West. What’s worse — the grudging […]
While we’re in the midst of football season I want to share with you an experience I had this spring with a Division 1 football program. I was contacted by the head coach asking me if I would/could help him with a leadership issue. As the story goes, he was very concerned about the leadership […]
The journey continues. It’s hard to believe that I retired in August of 2003 as President/CEO of The Berry Company 12 years ago. When I retired, I made the decision that I would devote the next phase of my life to giving back. I felt then, as I do today, that for those of us […]
Watch Pete discuss character.
Watch pete talk about Accountability.