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As a follow-up to recent post, I’d like to ask if you are a current leader or a leader in training? If you are one or the other, I’d like to suggest a few actions you can take that will help strengthen your current and future leadership skills. To begin with…read more
Whether you are currently a leader of many or a leader of one, take time to periodically conduct a personal performance review. Generally speaking, we should conduct a self review every…read more
Is it just me or is the economy truly making an upturn as we enter May, 2018? Sitting in my kitchen this past week watching the rain I was reminded of the saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” Boy-oh-boy, haven’t we all had our share of April showers over the last couple of years? I for one am more than ready for a few May flowers in my life…read more
I hope last week found you focused on creating or refining solid Q2 goals. As a follow-up to last week’s post, here are a few more points to consider when setting those goals…read more
In most parts of the United States, Spring is attempting to begin. As is often the case, many of my clients are focused on conducting a bit of a Spring cleaning as they begin working on second quarter goals. Not one to be left out…read more
It is not Enough to Ensure that our Own Barn is Full, if We are Truly to Lead We Must also Ensure that Our Neighbors Have Grain.
Over the last few weeks we’ve been talking about the journey towards excellence. After several weeks of focusing on the topic, you may believe you are now well on your way to becoming the person you were always meant to be…read more
I Thought There Would Come a Time When I Finally Knew Everything I Needed to Know. Then I Woke Up and Realized I Had Yet to Start the Journey.
When you hear the term expansiveness what comes to mind? Perhaps bulk, large, or even scale? Merriam-Webster’s on-line dictionary defines expansiveness as: the act or process of expanding. So if we examine what it means to be an expansive leader (leaders who are avid continuous learners) we see there are a few markers that denote such a leader. To begin with…read more
And we desire that each one of you take the time to receive what is meant to be yours so you can give to others what is to be theirs.
So “Why,” you may ask, “Should I work to receive what is mine so I can give to others?” Well… as we realize that our cultivating our innate talents and abilities (i.e., refining our excellence) is not solely about us, we begin moving towards the answer. To be clear, nobody’s excellence zone is more important than anyone else’s. If you question this, try measuring any executive team’s productivity after two days of a custodian strike when the restroom toilets are backed up. From the most junior to the most senior of positions, we each…read more
And with that she rushed out the door only to realize she had forgotten the baby in favor of the car keys.
Ever feel like you’re one step away from achieving a goal but just can’t seem to figure out what’s missing to execute it? Perhaps you often find yourself reaching for the car keys (the dream) but forgetting the baby (the responsibilities attached to the dream). If this is you, my question today is, “Do you have a personal business plan?” You may, in fact…read more
Can you imagine if Donald Trump decided to become a beautician or a chef? How about your local law enforcement officer as a ballerina or even Tiger Woods as a shoe salesman? Clearly, Mr. Trump and Mr. Woods…read more