Potential Places for Leaders to Think

How to increase your thinking time.

Potential Places for Leaders to Think

Successful leaders schedule time to think and reflect. They know the value of adapting critical thinking principles into their thinking time. The major struggle leaders have when it comes to thinking is taking the time to pause and engage in the art of thinking. I have a solution that will increase the amount of time […]

5 Things Great Leaders Consistently Do

My guest post

Today I have the honor of guest posting on Takis Athanassiou leadership blog. Below is the introduction. You can read the entire post by clicking here. Formal professional football player Junior Seau said, “Leadership can’t be fabricated. If it is fabricated and rehearsed, you can’t fool the guys in the locker room. So when you […]

How to Successfully Lead Through a Crisis

4 ways to succeed in times of crisis

How to Successfully Lead Through a Crisis

Anyone can lead in times of peace and when the operations of the organization are running efficiently. It’s easier to come to work and lead during times of peace. It’s a completely different story during times of crisis. In those turbulent times a leader has to step up and lead the team through the undesirable […]

How to Achieve Lasting Success

3 keys to achieving lasting success

How to Achieve Lasting Success

Every leader I know wants to be successful and leave behind a legacy. However, not all successes are created equally. Some successes quickly vanish away, others stick around for a while then slowly fade away, and other last long after you are gone. There are certain things that will increase the chances of achieving lasting […]

Four Tricks to Manage Weakness

How to remain strength-based

Four Tricks to Manage Weakness

It is important for leaders to remain strength-based. Strengths are the skills and activities that come easily to you, cause you to be efficient, and allow you to produce the highest level results when working in them. The challenge though is that we all have weakness. These are the areas that drain our energy and […]

The Four Types of Influence

Which type of influence do you have?


Successful leaders have the right kind 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.” Every interaction, conversation, reaction, attitude, and action you have has the potential to influence other people. There are four main types of influence. […]

The Secrets of Successful Communication

4 communication principles every leader should follow


One of the most important aspects of leadership is the ability to effectively communicate with other people. There are certain principles you can follow while you are communicating that will allow you to quickly connect and build a rapport with those you are talking with. When you apply them into your conversations and presentations you […]

Personal Growth on a Budget

6 free or inexpensive ways to grow yourself


One of the false myths of personal growth or development is it costs a lot of money. The truth is personal growth does not need to be expensive. This is good news for the people who are on a tight budget, going through school, or in an entry level position and not yet earning a […]