HOW YOU CAN SUCCEED WHEN THE ODDS ARE AGAINST YOU

“Whoever said it’s not whether you win or lose but how you play the game probably never won.” – Arthur Ashe There was a young couple from Winnipeg, Canada their names are Bernie and Elaine Lobschick. Elaine gives birth to a son, and the couple names him David. By all accounts, David is a beautiful baby …

5 QUESTIONS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO YOUR ONGOING PERSONAL GROWTH

"Wisdom doesn’t always come with age, sometimes age comes alone” – John C. Maxwell Every day presents us with new opportunities for personal growth. If we’re intentional with managing our spiritual, mental, emotional, physical health, and wellbeing, through self-assessment, we’ll discover a lifestyle that’s energizing and rewarding. Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway credits much …

12 Thoughts to Help You Be Successful Every Day of Your Life

“Success is learning through the ups and downs of consistently doing your best day in and day out long before people notice it” - JSP George R. R. Martin has been an author for many years; he’s attracted a following long before his current fame has made him a household name. Martin isn’t an unknown …

Sow The Good Seeds God Sows in You

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that. But really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.” - Mark Twain  I believe Mark Twain to be correct, great people make great contributions to society. Great people do great things for people because they see …

4 Considerations Before Having That Difficult Conversation

“Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters” - Margaret Wheatley It’s the 1980’s I’m a young manager running a successful retail business, and everything is going well when I realize I’m going to have “that difficult conversation” with an employee. The employee is friendly mild-mannered and soft-spoken, but she’s not working out, and …

Why Relational Leaders Develop Strong Productive Friendships

“Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.” – Socrates I’m sure we can agree that computer systems, analytics, and statistics can make running an organization a lot smoother. If we’re not careful, we can forget that a valuable team member is still our greatest asset. Placing a …

4 Reasons Authenticity In Leadership Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

“Authenticity is your most precious commodity as a leader” – Marcus Buckingham Authenticity in leadership requires courage because leaders take risks to realize their vision and take responsibility for their mistakes. The word courage is from “Coeur,” the French word for heart. Good leaders put their heart into motivating developing and challenging people to navigate …