The Foundation of Leadership

The Foundation of Leadership

I’m not an experienced construction worker or handyman. Though, I know if you build a building on the incorrect foundation, no matter how strong or good the structure looks, the whole building would be at risk of collapsing. American religious leader and author Gordon B. Hinckley said, “You can’t build a great building on a […]

How To Schedule Self-Care Into Your Busy Life

How To Schedule Self-Care Into Your Busy Life

I’ve been in several different job positions within the social services field for over 15 years. Each of these job positions required a lot from me. The days were exceptionally long. The work was hard and challenging. It was not long into my career that I started to feel drained and overwhelmed. The thing about […]

Everyone Has Influence

Everyone Has Influence

Everyone has influence. From a newborn to the oldest person alive (and everyone in-between), we all have levels of influence. Influence is defined as, “the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself” or “to affect or change someone or something in an indirect […]

Key Principles Producing High Personal Growth Results

Key Principles Producing High Personal Growth Results

Personal growth for leaders is crucial. Leaders who grow and learn will always have influence with the people they lead. When it comes to growth, we should strive for high results. Below are principles we need to remember and apply if we want to continue to grow ourselves. Learn and apply them for extraordinary personal […]

5 Self-Care Practices Anyone Can Apply In 5 Minutes Or Less

5 Self-Care Practices Anyone Can Apply In 5 Minutes Or Less

When taking an airplane flight, do you remember what the flight attendants tell the passengers before taking off? They announce in case of an emergency, oxygen masks will fall from the wall, first place the oxygen mask over our own face before assisting the person next to you. We need to first take care of […]

Three Methods to Finding your Strengths

Three Methods to Finding your Strengths

Leading and working in your strengths is essential. In my book, The Leadership Mandate, I said “Your strength zones are the areas that come easily to you, cause you to be efficient, and allow you to produce high levels of results when working in them.” We often hear the why of working in your strengths, […]

The Gifts 2020 Brought Leaders

The Gifts 2020 Brought Leaders

The 2020 year has been a rough year for most leaders (ok, everyone). From a higher-than-normal number of wildfires, police killings, racial injustice, riots that disturbed entire cities, an historic presidential election battle, and of course the spread of COVID-19 and the ongoing impact it has left on individuals and business. Either you and/or someone […]

Decision Quotes

Businessman in front of a choice

Below is a collection of quotes about decision. 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 Quote Book Full of Truth and Wisdom. All you need to do is to enter […]

Make your Personal Growth Enjoyable

How to enjoy growing yourself.

Make your Personal Growth Enjoyable

repost from August 2016 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 […]