Helping Others Lead

One of the greatest things you could ever do for another person is help them learn how to lead well. All the studies show that career advancement (either as an employer or employee) is directly related to leadership skills. A small percentage seek out leadership roles, but the vast majority have real concerns that they could ever be a good leader. They can lead There continues to be perpetuated … [Read more...]

How to use MICE to Make Your Message Memorable

In his book Primal Leadership Daniel Goleman talks about how much money businesses put into training their people. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent every year training employees in the areas of teamwork, communication, project management, leadership and more. Yet, when follow up studies have been done, the retention rate of the training has been miserably low. Because businesses do not … [Read more...]

Taking Away Fear and Overwhelm about Leadership (Part 1)

The subject of leadership is so HUGE it can easily be overwhelming. Hundreds if not thousands of books have been written on the subject of leadership. Why? Leadership has hundreds if not thousands of components to it. That is why John Maxwell alone can write books with 21 laws, 17 laws, 15 principles, and each of those laws/principles has sub-points and the sub-points have sub-points. And … [Read more...]

The Two Most Important Success Qualities

After studying and experimenting with many of the needed success principles and practices for over thirty years, I’ve come to this conclusion, the two most important qualities any person needs to be successful in their life and calling are:   Commitment to learn. Commitment to action.  Committed learners and doers will ultimately be successful in what they are called to do.             I know, … [Read more...]

Why Leader/Achievers Have to Keep it Simple

If you are like me (dangerous statement, I know), I love simple.  Especially in our current information age where all you have to do is go to a search engine and you can find endless amounts of information on almost any subject imaginable.  There is so much information coming our way every single day that it can easily be overwhelming.  And when it gets overwhelming our internal “warning light” … [Read more...]