Leadership Thought of the week

 

June 26, 2017

In the book, “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership”, John Maxwell notes that “becoming a good leader is a lot like investing successfully in the stock market. If your hope is to make a fortune in a day, you’re not going to be successful.” As I was preparing for an upc...

June 19, 2017

We are attracted to people who are authentic. When you are authentic, you are comfortable and certain who you are and what values you hold in your heart. What you believe on the inside is what is shown to others on the outside. In other words, you don’t just “talk the...

June 12, 2017

Have you ever been skydiving? I’ve done it twice, and it is quite a rush! About 8 years ago, my younger brother and I went on a skydiving ride. I was a little nervous, so the only way I agreed to go with him was if I got to pull the cord. As we are getting pulled up (b...

June 5, 2017

Think of yourself as a seedling. With a new seedling, we can plant it in a pot, or in the ground and hope it grows, or we can be intentional about making sure that it grows. We can add water, fertilizer and prune it when some of the leaves become dead or wilted. Hope d...

May 30, 2017

Why is it that we spend so much of our lives watching people around us and trying to be like them? Why do we try so hard to be a person that we aren’t? How boring of a world would this be if we were all the same exact person? How would we learn about ourselves and abou...

May 24, 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) over 15% of our population has a disability. About 2-4% of these people suffer from difficulties in functioning.

Have you ever looked at someone who parked in a handicap spot and wondered to yourself how they got that pla...

May 2, 2017

RED SOX RANT: After the Boston Red Sox played a mere 24 games, reporters say they’re in a slump. They blame it on Big Papi’s retirement.

One person does not make a team succeed!

Yes, Boston misses David Ortiz. (So do the fans.) However, the team will bond, work out the m...

April 24, 2017

   Our youth are not only our future generation, but they are our future leaders. Fast forward thirty years and your child could be our next president. Does that scare you, or excite you?  It should excite you! Unfortunately, for many, the mere thought is petrifying....

April 11, 2017

I love negative, miserable people!

You are probably thinking that this sounds crazy! Most people shy away from negative and miserable people.

You see, I am a humble leader, a grateful person and a success coach. To me, people who are negative present an amazing opportuni...

April 3, 2017

There is so much focus on keeping employees engaged in the workplace. While I agree, this is an important issue, I think that if an organization or team has engaged leaders, they themselves will become or remain engaged.  Employees want to follow engaged leaders. When...

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