The Anonymous Leader: An Unambitious Pursuit of Influence (Book Giveaway)

A Book Giveaway

The Anonymous Leader: An Unambitious Pursuit of Influence

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 […]

Six Principles to Help You to Achieve Success this Year (Pt.2)

How to have your best year ever

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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 […]

What We Can Learn From Richard Branson

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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 […]

Six Principles to Help You to Achieve Success this Year (Pt.1)

How to have your best year ever

Road that says success in the asphalt

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

I found this list on my friend Nathan Magnuson’s blog. You can read his blog here or follow him on Twitter.

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

8. Enthusiasm

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.

Three Tactics to Help you to Really Think

Ways leaders are able to think

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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 […]