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 […]

Be a Growth Minded Leader

The best leaders are growth minded


(Special note: I’ll be announcing the details of my next book: The Little Book of Personal Growth soon). Author Tom Hopkins wisely says, “You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.” There are two main types of attitudes when it comes to personal growth […]

The Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Raising your Emotional Intelligence

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Emotional intelligence (E.I.) is a crucial but often overlooked leadership attribute. Having emotional intelligence allows you to recognize you’re own and other’s emotional state, manage them appropriately, and be able to use them to influence your behaviors and attitude. Author Daniel Goleman said this about emotional intelligence, “If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if […]