How to Use Mind Mapping to Find or Clarify your Strengths

2 effective mind mapping methods


Mind mapping is a unique way to find or bring clarity to your areas of strengths. I first read about the concept of mind mapping in Ken Robinsons fantastic book, Finding Your Element. Here is how Ken describes mind mapping and how to do it: Mind mapping is a visual technique for displaying or sorting […]

The Little Book of Personal Growth (2016)

The-Little-Book-Of-Personal-Growth_Transparent_Mock1 There is an unlimited potential inside of you. You can become the person you want to be and do more than you can imagine possible. How does a person make continued progress toward the life they want and achieve their full potential?

The answer is personal growth. Your choice to engage in personal growth will lead you toward achieving your maximum potential. The Little Book of Personal Growth offers practical and proven advice for you to grow yourself toward your potential. You will learn:

  • The five stages of personal growth
  • Ten core benefits of engaging in regular personal growth
  • The seven components of personal growth
  • How to identify a strong enough reason to grow
  • Why you need to be specific in your growth
  • How to find your learning style
  • The nine personal growth methods
  • How to set up a personal growth plan
  • How to structure your personal growth plan for success
  • Read the book, apply what you have learned, and you will do great things.

You can purchase the book on Amazon or by clicking here.

Why Every Leader Should Write a Book

Four convincing reasons why you should write a book


I strongly believe everyone has a book inside of them. There are people needing and waiting to read the book you write. You should start the process of writing a book whether you have never considered it or have only thought about writing one. Writing a book will offer several benefits. Here are 4 convincing […]

How to Increase your Courage

3 ways to increase courage


Leaders must rely on courage to lead. Courage is about being bold and fearless when influencing people toward the vision. The courageous leader bravely leads the team toward a better tomorrow. Samuel Johnson said, “Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven’t courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any […]

Make your Personal Growth Enjoyable

3 ways to make growth fun and enjoyable


It’s important to make your personal growth enjoyable. The probability of freely and consistently growing yourself will increase if you make personal growth enjoyable. I had to learn this truth. When I first started my personal growth journey I found there were times when my growth was fun and smooth while other times it was […]

The One Required Leadership Quality



Author Warren Bennis said, “Successful leadership is not about being tough or soft, sensitive or assertive, but about a set of attributes. First and foremost is character.” The required leadership quality all leaders must have is character. Those with good character live out their beliefs, values, and convictions. Making sure their attitude, behavior, and actions […]

The Little Book of Personal Growth (Now Available)


I’m extremely excited because it’s the official release day of The Little Book of Personal Growth. When you order my book on or before August 3rd it will be half off ($2.99) and when you email your Amazon receipt to I’ll send you the PDF version of The Leadership Mandate. Click here to pre-order your […]

The Little Book of Personal Growth (Chapter Excerpt)

Available for pre-order and bonuses


Today is the first day you can pre-order The Little Book of Personal Growth. Between July 25th and August 3rd you will be able to purchase the book for half off ($2.99) and when you email your Amazon receipt to I’ll send you the PDF version of The Leadership Mandate. Click here to pre-order your […]

8 Practical Ways to Energize Yourself

The midday energizers

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Leaders need to be able to maintain a high level of energy. Energy creates stamina and endurance that can assist you in producing results, leading effectively, increasing productivity, and moving the team or organization toward the vision. Energy gets you going and leads you toward achievement. Jules Verne said, “An energetic man will succeed where […]

3 Fundamentals for Successful Leadership


repost from 2014 Author and motivational speaker Jim Rohn said, “Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.” This principle applies to any type or level of success, including leadership. Knowing the advanced leadership skills and techniques is good however, the basic fundamentals of leadership must […]