Tag Archives: lessons learned

The 6 most important fundamentals great leaders demonstrate

Many people talk about the characteristics that leaders must have to be considered great leaders.  Words such as vision, character, empathy, charisma, outgoing, sympathetic, fair, ability to communicate, persuasive, etc. are just some the words most people use. I agree … Continue reading

Posted in leadership, lessons learned | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The sh*t sandwich method leaders use and should stop, use this instead.

If you are like most leaders you are making your way in to work today and there is someone on your team that you need to give some hard feedback to at this very moment.  The chances are you have … Continue reading

Posted in leadership, lessons learned | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why you and I have to quit relying on this one person

The chances are that at some time in your life you had to rely on the approval of one person, one individual, one decision maker that held YOUR fate in their hands.  Is this not the worse feeling in the world? … Continue reading

Posted in personal development, self development, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The one tool most leaders are missing from their toolbox

Most leaders are lying to their employees everyday.  Some of the them are doing deliberately, while others don’t even realize it.  And it all comes down to the fact that some.. Well, based off my observations…Most leaders… Aren’t willing to … Continue reading

Posted in leadership, lessons learned, self development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Thankfully, I was saved from myself, and here is how to do it

Unfortunately, we don’t get the luxury of benefiting or learning from something until we have actually fully committed to doing whatever it is we are pursuing. How often do you really get to try something out to see if it … Continue reading

Posted in lessons learned, personal development, self development, Thinking, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

I am glad I didn’t listen

What is the worse that is going to happen?  Answer.  You are going to die.  And guess what? We are all going to die.  There is a one hundred percent chance that it is going to happen.  Not if, but … Continue reading

Posted in Just thinking outloud, personal development, self development | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Distance = Rate X Time, Which piece is missing from your equation?

When I was growing up I can remember playing outside for hours and hours with my friends.  Anything from riding bikes, playing basketball, or street football.  The school year always seemed to drag on forever and summer vacations flew by … Continue reading

Posted in goal setting, self development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

5 Signs Your Company is about to fail

Many companies have a huge problem right now. Some realize they have this problem, while others are clueless. They are trying to fix symptoms of the problems instead of the problem itself. You can read poll after poll about the … Continue reading

Posted in leadership | Tagged , | 1 Comment

A leadership lesson from a Gangster and a stripper

I have to admit I am still obsessed with watching the Soprano’s.  The show has technically been off for almost a decade now.  I have watched each episode I can’t tell you how many times, lets just say it is … Continue reading

Posted in leadership, lessons learned | Tagged , | 2 Comments

3 Things I learned last week…8/3-8/15

I am coming off a very busy week.  But aren’t they all busy! It seems like mine are for sure. What I learned this past week… 1. Rich people buy time and poor people sell their time.  How much is … Continue reading

Posted in personal development, self development | Tagged , | Leave a comment