January 9, 2020
A good leader doesn’t need a mask to show that she or he is involved, engaged, and cares.
A big smile is nice but if your actions do not support it, people write you off as just another happy face.
Look in the mirror. What do you see?
Is it the real you or are you wearin...
August 11, 2019
We’ve all heard the stories about people who gave up when they were only inches or days away from their intended target. If they only knew. If they only persisted.
This is not always the best reason to persist.
You may be years away from your goal, so clinging to the ho...
August 7, 2019
I recently conducted a short workshop for people for people in Denver who are seeking to find work or more clients.
One of the tools I suggested using was a simple assessment on Brain Types. (https://projectevo.org/vip/home/) It consists of only 10 questions and takes...
June 19, 2019
“Life isn’t about finding yourself, or finding anything – Life is about creating yourself, and creating things.” - Bob Dylan
Creating allows for many variables - such as creating new opportunities, friendships, legacies, or environments.
Sometimes, we can get caught in a...
January 11, 2018
Great leaders have an incredible sense of direction. That is, they always know where they and their team are going.
Nothing confuses and disappoints people more than having a leader who one day says, “We’re going here.” And the next day says, “No, we’re going there.” An...
Integrity is a leadership attribute that can't be measured, but you sure know when it’s not there.
Many people have worked for or with a leader who lacked integrity. These leaders were nice enough people to be sure, but as leaders and managers, you would never turn your...
April 9, 2014
Marriage partners need it, business partners need it, companies need it, schools need it, and families need it. Life Habit #1 Authenticity.
February 12, 2014
On the surface, it all seems pretty simple:
If there’s no leadership, there’s no direction.
(Direction, as in: we’re climbing that mountain, we’re going to fight this battle, or we must achieve this goal.)
If there’s no direction, there is confusion.
And when there is c...
January 13, 2014
What major ingredient is absent in most managers today?
Alacrity…the willingness, the responsiveness, and the eagerness to decide, act, or respond quickly.
Though it’s a somewhat obscure word, it is a behavior that should be second nature to all managers.
November 30, 2013
One of the challenges and sometimes mysteries of life is answering the question, “Why am I here.”
It’s simultaneously plain and profound…and so is the answer.
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born
and the day you discover why.”
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