New Year Resolutions Don’t Work

You probably know a Resolution won’t work for you. Well, give yourself a little credit here first. The energy toward a New Year resolution is simply misdirected.  We all want to improve and do better. No one tries to be second, right? Most of us take “there’s room for improvement” seriously. So…………………………………… view article

Leadership Reminders From Amazon

As I watched Jeff Bezos on 60 Minutes I was reminded of what I already knew and I gained a renewed appreciation for the priorities of business, leadership and life. Obviously Amazon is a company to watch, study and learn from. Here are key lessons and reminders from the 60 Minutes Interview. view article

Five Questions To Ask Before The Leadership Development Program

In the past year I have been asked the same question several times in various ways. “Where does leadership development get traction? Implementing a leadership development program without these fundamentals is like planting a farm field that wasn’t cultivated.  The opportunity for a bountiful harvest is lost in the weeds. There are no shortcuts. You always reap what you sow. view article

Leader Communication Means Transmit and Receive

Everyone relies on Leader Communication. Leaders are always communicating whether they realize it or not.  Staff, associates, team members and partners often know fairly accurately what to expect from a leader. What conversations to initiate, what requests will get a “yes” and the preferences of a leader are known, all through subtle communication “hints” and without saying anything directly……………. view article

Three Things: Moving Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Two friends, Sue and Jane moved out of their comfort zone and entered a weight loss journey vowing to each other that this time it would be different. They were doggedly determined to succeed. They would see to it that this time it works! They walked, exercised and shared recipes, meal plans and results. When their initial weight loss tapered they wanted to stay with it and take their success to the next level.They……………………….. view article