Why It’s Better to Win and Lose Together

“Teamwork divides the tasks and multiplies the success” – Author Unknown Super Bowl LIII though thought by many to be less than exciting was, in fact, a textbook demonstration of teamwork. The New England Patriots didn’t win an unprecedented sixth championship on talent alone. The Patriots organization is powered by good players being led by …

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 …

Why Life is Healthier With Boundaries

“We cannot set a boundary and simultaneously take care of another person’s feelings.” – Melody Beattie We all have friends who we feel tend to invade our personal space on occasion, and I’m sure we all know people we like and struggle with their being intrusive at times and yet, we say nothing. When we …

LEADERSHIP: STRAIGHTFORWARD AND UNCOMPLICATED

The idea behind leadership is to use influence to empower others to work together for a worthy cause that in some measure adds value to society. In the process, the team is challenged and stretched by their collaborative efforts. In recent years I’ve grown tired of watching our elected officials attack one another with almost …

LEADING WITH HUMILITY

“The X-Factor of Great Leadership is not Personality it’s Humility” – Jim Collins There’s something admirable and intriguing about humble successful leaders.  They tend to downplay their achievements and are comfortable avoiding the spotlight while letting others shine. The most successful humble leaders are all about serving others. We live in a society of fierce …