“It is the capacity to develop and improve their skills that distinguishes leaders from followers.” ~Warren Bennis
This series is about sharing the knowledge, thoughts, and wisdom of those who comment on my blog. If you have missed any of the parts here they are: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11, and Part 12. Here are […]
I’ve had the recent privilege of connecting with Ralph Mayhew who is the author of The Anonymous Leader, An Unambitious Pursuit of Influence. After a Skype conversation I knew I wanted to promote his book. He is a genuine, talented, and very nice person. He sent me 3 softback copies of The Anonymous Leader to […]
In the first part of The 6 Principles to Help You to Achieve Success this Year we discussed the principle of self-leadership, influence, and initiative. If you adapt these principles into your life they can help you to reach your goals and obtain your dreams. They lead you to be successful in the areas you […]
“No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.” ~ Anonymous
This post is written by Gemma Staples who is a freelance writer. Richard Branson didn’t show much promise when he was younger. A student with little academic capability, upon leaving school he was told by his headmaster that he would either end up in prison or a millionaire. A few years later, when his mother […]
With the beginning of the year many people set New Year’s resolutions or have goals for the coming year. However, you will need to adapt and live by certain principles if you want to turn your dreams or goals into reality. The 6 principles below can help you to start and stick with whatever you […]
Coach Bill Snyder’s 16 Goals for Success
1. Commitment- To common goals and to being successful.
2. Unselfishness- There is no “I” in TEAM.
3. Unity- Come together as never before.
4. Improve- Everyday… as a player, person, and student.
5. Be tough- Mentally and physically.
6. Self-discipline- Do it right, don’t accept less.
7. Great effort
9. Eliminate Mistakes- Don’t beat yourself.
10. Never give up
11. Don’t accept losing- If you do so one time, it will be easy to do so for the rest of your life.
12. No self-limitations- Expect more of yourself.
13. Expect to win- And truly believe we will.
14. Consistency- Your very, very best every time.
15. Leadership- Everyone can set an example.
16. Responsibility- You are responsible for your own performance.
You can read about Coach Snyder’s goals in his own words in his book They Said It Couldn’t Be Done.
This has been a big year for me. At the start of 2015 I was promoted into a leadership role within the County of San Diego. It has allowed me to grow and be stretched as a leader. Due to the high levels of responsibility at work and wanting to make sure my family is […]
Taking time to think is a valuable asset to your leadership. This can be easier said than done. The truth is that taking time to really think is a challenge for most people. I believe real thinking is the ability to place yourself in a position where you are able to fully concentrate your thoughts […]
Below are a collection of the best quotes about humility. 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 […]