“Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.” -Jim Rohn

4 Foundational Ways to Increase your Influence

How to increase your influence.

4 Foundational Ways to Increase your Influence

The most successful leaders intentionally increase their level of influence. We should always want to increase our influence. When it comes to influence there is unlimited growth potential. John C. Maxwell says. “Leadership is influence.” Influence is “the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something.” Successful leaders […]

The Powerful Words All Great Leaders Speak

Speak these powerful words to your people.

The Powerful Words All Great Leaders Speak

Great leaders have the habit of speaking powerful words that positively impact those around them. Leadership is not only about being action driven and producing results, it’s about the type of words we speak. Proverbs 18:21 says, “The power of the tongue is life and death.” Leaders have been given the opportunity every day to […]

Strength-Based Leaders Avoid These 3 Common Traps

Learn the traps you must avoid.

Strength-Based Leaders Avoid These 3 Common Traps

The very best leaders are strength-based. Being strength based is about focusing on your greatest areas of strength most of the time. Often, this can be easier said than done for many leaders. The challenge is to avoid the traps that cause you to move away from your greatest areas of strength, often leading you […]

9 Common Reasons Why Leaders Fail To Grow Themselves

9 Common Reasons Why Leaders Fail To Grow Themselves

Personal growth is not always a popular topic among leaders. I’ve asked many leaders over the years this question: How are you growing and improving your leadership skills? I often receive blank looks in return. Many of these leaders redirect the question back to reaching goals or making deadlines. Or, they mention how they once […]

10 Habits To Guarantee You’re A Likeable Leader (Pt. 3)

How to raise your likeability.

10 Habits To Guarantee You’re A Likeable Leader (Pt. 3)

So far, we have discussed 6 habits to guarantee you’re a likable leader. The first part included the habits of remaining present, getting to know your people, and also lifting people up and avoiding gossip. The second part included appropriately sharing your emotions, staying humble, and finally relaxing and having fun. The remaining 4 habits […]

First-Rate Energetic Quotes

Fill up your energy level with these quotes.

First-Rate Energetic Quotes

Great leaders are energetic. Allow these energetic quotes fill you will energy, motivation, and encouragement. Here are some of the best energetic quotes. If you sign up to my email list I will send you a PDF copy of Success Quotes, Foundational Elements for Lasting Success and Characteristics and Qualities of a Great Leader: A […]

10 Habits To Guarantee You’re A Likeable Leader (Pt. 2)

How to raise your likeability.

10 Habits To Guarantee You’re A Likeable Leader pt 2

There are habits that, if applied can guarantee you will be a likeable leader. In the last post we discussed remaining present, getting to know your people, and lifting people up and avoiding gossip. These habits alongside the following 3 will help you to be likeable. Learn and apply them and your likability with your […]

10 Habits To Guarantee You’re A Likeable Leader (Pt. 1)

How to raise your likeability.

10 Habits To Guarantee You’re A Likeable Leader - pt 1

Are you a likeable leader? Every leader has a desire to be liked by those around them. You might say you don’t care if people like you or not, but the reality is you still have an unconscious or unrecognized desire for people to like you, everyone does. The challenge of leading is behaving in […]

4 Harmful Behaviors Christian Leaders Need to Guard Against

4 Harmful Behaviors Christian Leaders Need to Guard Against

There are certain harmful behaviors every Christian leader needs to watch out for and guard against. There is a story in 3 John 1: 9-11 in which John addresses several destructive and harmful behaviors that Diotrephes was having with the people in his sphere of influence. John wrote:  I wrote to the church about this, […]