leadership styles

The Power of Beliefs – Change your mind, change your life

In my last post, where I discussed our beliefs about money and wealth, I stated that people actually believe they create money/wealth with what they do and that this belief is complete nonsense. You do not create money/wealth with what you do. You are a creative being. Like everything else in life, you create with your thoughts and your... Read More ➝

The Power of Beliefs – Life is a Choice You Make

In my last few posts, I’ve been exploring the relationship between our beliefs and our results. Stated simply, but accurately, our beliefs determine our thoughts, our thoughts determine our emotions, those determine our actions and our actions determine our results. So in the world of cause and effect, beliefs are cause and results are the effects.

In a previous post,... Read More ➝

If you want to be happy, choose the light

After looking at this phenomenon called being alive for well over 30 years, I have concluded that what people want more than anything is to just be happy. And there’s really nothing wrong with that. Being consistently happy is a good objective. So what’s in the way of our experiencing happiness, and I ask that... Read More ➝

Learn to Listen

In the last few posts, reflecting on what I was hearing at the National Speakers Association’s annual convention, I reminded you that knowing what to do and doing it will never guarantee you’ll be as successful as the one telling you what to do. In fact, you might not be successful at all. The simple reason for this... Read More ➝

Leadership Dilemma – Feeling Stuck?

What’s Holding You Back?

Yesterday, I heard someone say something very profound – “We are the ‘lid’ on what’s possible for others.”  

This was in the context of inviting someone to do something, presenting an opportunity to them.  People often hold back from asking others to do things because they have thoughts, stories or judgments about someone else –... Read More ➝

Another Key to Effectiveness

Last week I suggested that if you’re like the vast majority of people, when the alarm goes off, you hop out of bed, take a shower, get dressed, hopefully eat a decent breakfast and you’re off to work. I further suggested that while that approach is pretty normal, it isn’t useful because you haven’t appropriately prepared yourself for... Read More ➝

The Fear of Public Speaking

They say that the number one fear we have as human beings is the fear of public speaking and that the number two fear is the fear of death. Now, isn’t that interesting? In other words, people would sooner die than speak publicly. This astounds me, but when I think about it, I can totally understand it. When... Read More ➝

Leadership Strategy – “How to Win Friends and Influence People”

In many leadership workshops, people are asked to think about a great leader they’ve known and list the qualities that made them such a great leader. 

What would your answer be??

We’ve worked with some amazing leaders and here’s my answer.   

They were outstanding in ALL of the following areas:

  •  People skills
  •  Business skills and knowledge
  •  Technical knowledge in their industry
  •  Visionary

Many people are... Read More ➝