22
SEP
2017

The Wisdom To Know The Difference

I was recently coaching a leader whose Mom was dealing with some serious health challenges. We discussed how difficult it is to make decisions when a sudden or serious illness strikes. We both agreed that saying The Serenity Prayer helps during these situations. But how do we...
11
NOV
2016

Thank You For Serving

Veterans Day gives Americans the opportunity to celebrate the courage and sacrifice made by our Veterans. The day is set aside to thank the brave men and women who served honorably in the military during times of war and peace. Veterans Day (originally called Armistice Day) was...
08
NOV
2016

I Voted Today

I hope you voted today. Positive leaders know voting for a President is important but they’re also aware their vote is just the start of a journey between now and the next election. For meaningful change to take place in a country or company, leaders and teams have to work...
20
MAY
2016

Got Ethics?

While most leaders aspire to ethical behavior, the perceived need to “Be The Best” makes it difficult to do the right thing at the right time. Yet, the degree of difficulty should not stop each of us from asking, “How can I get myself and my team to become...
15
JAN
2016

Serve With Confidence And Love

Positive leaders, at every level and age, have at least one thing in common. It doesn’t matter if they are leading in a mail room, board room, classroom, or living room. The number one priority in a positive leader’s life is to serve with confidence and love. When I...
12
OCT
2015

Are You a Good Listener?

Unfortunately, the use of technology combined with the seemingly endless stream of work and family obligations have significantly shrunk everyone’s attention span. As a result, the quality of all our listening has suffered dramatically. In addition, our good listening role...
04
SEP
2015

What Have You Done Well This Year?

In 1882, the Labor Day Holiday was created by the Labor Movement to celebrate the contributions blue collar workers made to the strength, prosperity and well-being our country. In my opinion, the day should be honoring any worker, union or non-union, who does a “good...
02
JUL
2015

Your Declaration of Independence

In a few days, we will celebrate the birth of our Nation. Two hundred thirty-nine years ago, our founders fought for the freedom to pray (or not pray), speak (or not speak), act (or not act) in accordance with their values and beliefs. Those brave men, women and children had the...
21
MAY
2015

Memorial Day Weekend

The last Monday of May is often valued because it creates a three-day weekend and the official start of summer. The real meaning of Memorial Day goes way beyond backyard barbecues and long weekends. Our country began honoring the men and women who died in military service after...