BECOME THAT PERSON PEOPLE WANT TO FOLLOW

I often ask myself how I can be a better version of that person. I ask why people follow some of leaders more than others. I revisit these questions annually, and seek to improve over the year before. I’ve learned that many well respected successful leaders have integrity, and get along with people from all …

Living and Leading with Confidence

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” -Jim Rohn Good leaders make it their responsibility to learn about themselves from their successes and failures. They know their values and their abilities, and they remain true to both. It’s this self-knowledge which enables them to move ahead with confidence. Confident …

ONE SMALL STEP CHANGES EVERYTHING

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." – Neil Armstrong Those words by astronaut Neil Armstrong were spoken on July 20th, 1969. I remember that Sunday evening like it was yesterday. What I didn’t know was, that one small step taken 238,900 miles away changed the world. Think of it, the most …

Great Leaders Know Themselves to Grow Themselves

“I would rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.” - Robert H. Schuller. It’s no secret that successful people fail many times before achieving greatness. Their level of success was determined by their level of self-awareness. They assessed their failures without internalizing the negative emotions that …

The Overwhelming Power of Vision

The Overwhelming Power of Vision "It's always empowering preparing for the future when you're helping to create it!" -JSP Vision is something that we imagine, something in the future we see, not with our eyes, but with our mind. This ability allows us to think and plan our future by intentionally applying wisdom, knowledge, and …

Be a Relational and Empowering Leader

Be a Relational and Empowering Leader by John S Picarello “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou Former President Ronald Reagan had a remarkable ability to relate to people. He liked people and understood them, because he understood himself. Like so …