Monthly Archives: November 2014

Influence the Eager by leading with Swagger (free download)

Many years ago I started out on a leadership journey.  At that time I didn’t know what leadership really was other than I knew it required me to work harder than everyone else. Which I did this pretty easily.  This … Continue reading

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I’ll take a 7 and 7, but hold the second seven

I was reading this morning some of my notes from a book that I have read and that I suggest you read as well, if you have time.  Or you can shoot me an email and I can send you … Continue reading

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Winning is easy

What do you consider winning?  Is it landing the next promotion?  Acing the next exam?  Living a life that God wants you to live?  Be able to provide for your family?  Having more than enough to live off of?  Having … Continue reading

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Self-Investment, Orison Swett Marden; book summary

Dr. Marden is one of the founding fathers of the personal development movement and the founder and first publisher of Success Magazine.  He wrote many books back in the late 19th century and early 20th century.  What I like about … Continue reading

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#NOEXCUSES2015

I have decided that #noexcuses2015 will be the motto for me in the year 2015.  I think for the most part I try to live my life that way, however there are times and places where I allow the excuses … Continue reading

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Book Summary: Unlocking Potential 7 Coaching Skills

I have been a leader/coach for many years now.  I have had a lot of training in this area, and have read a lot of books on the topic as well. I decided to take a deeper dive into the … Continue reading

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Two ears and one mouth

Maybe it is cliché, maybe it is the first time you are hearing it, or reading it.  You have two ears and one mouth and you should at least, yes at least, use them in that proportion.  Meaning you should … Continue reading

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The Four Self’s

In the Leadership Training for Managers course from Dale Carnegie http://www.dalecarnegie.com  we discuss the Empowerment Cycle that managers can use to coach employees to improve their performance. The empowerment cycle can not only be used as a manager or leader, but … Continue reading

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You are special…

I am saying something you may already know, but sometimes we all need to be reminded of it. We are all special.  If we were all the same, how boring would the world be.  The fact is that you bring … Continue reading

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