I have been around CEO’s who believe that leadership is all about power. In fact, in speaking to people in D.C. they have something they call, “Potomac Fever”. What is it? Power! Taken to the extreme, I have seen leaders and CEO’s, use their power as a club. Leadership is not about getting what you want by using fear. Leadership is not “Motivation by Intimidation.” It is about encouraging and coaching others towards the goal of the organization and themselves. It is about get
Today...this moment...the now...is your only concern. You have no control over tomorrow or yesterday. Today you are going to get the most of your working day, while working to improve your personal life. To do this you will need to set time plans and you must spend your time wisely. Learn to live for NOW, instead of tomorrow or yesterday. In your time management plans, make sure to include your daily activities, work, entertainment, relax time, family time and so on... As you
I often get asked, "How Do I Find Balance In My Business and Personal Life?" I tell them, a life that has meaning and is fulfilling can happen for you. What does it take? It takes time, self-knowledge, a plan and some hard work. Here is the good news! The work will not be as difficult as you think. Why.... Because when you're doing what makes you happy. You feel this is what you were meant to do. Now, to get you started, below are twenty-steps to help you to build your plan.
How much time do you have in a day? Not enough, right? Well, personal time management is a major step that you can take, in order to improve your overall life for the better. There are six, specific areas of personal time management that can improve anyone's life. The six areas include physical, intellectual, social, career, emotional and spiritual. The physical part involves having a healthy body, less stress and more energy. The intellectual part involves learning and other
Your success will reflect your ability to speak to a group of people and motivate them to action. The one skill that all sales professionals, executives, small business owners, experts and entrepreneurs must have is the ability to effectively present their message. They must be able present their message to their prospects, customers, employees, associations and boards. These are just a few of the places where you will present. In any presentation, there are basic pieces of i
There has been a lot written about leadership: rules, pointers, styles and biographies of inspiring leaders. However, there are five leadership ideas that we need to recognize and realize. Here are the five things you should know about leadership: 1. Leaders are formal and informal. There are many different types of leaders and you'll probably come across more than one type in your lifetime. Formal leaders are those we elect into positions or offices, such as senators, member
"Two men look out through the same bars: One sees the mud and one sees the stars." Frederick Langbridge, A Cluster of Quiet Thoughts. In life, you are always filled with choices. You may choose to have a pessimists' view and live a self-defeated life. You may decide to take the optimists' route and take a challenging and fulfilling life. Optimism has been linked to positive mood and good morale. It shows up in academic, athletic, military, occupational and political success.
When I consult, coach or lead personal development workshops a particular area that I look for is... What is getting in the way of them being successful? Here are the top 7 things they are doing:
NUMBER 1 - They Think, Say, & Do Negative Things:
Yes, they see problems in EVERY opportunity. They complain that the sun is too hot. They cursed the rain for ruining their plans for the day. They blame the wind for ruining their hair. They think that everyone is against them. T
If you want to succeed, then do what successful people are doing. Here are 10 things they do: 1. They try out new things. Knowing that if it doesn't work out as intended, failure is just a learning opportunity. 2. Believe and trust themselves. They instinctively know what is right for them and they go for it! 3. They have a well-developed life strategy, which includes a written life vision, mission, purpose and goal statements. 4. They get things done, through whatever time m
A friend of mine said to me the other day, “I wish we would make new mistakes, instead of making the same mistakes.” I started to think about what he said, and realized the lesson we could all learn from this simple statement. Have you ever held back on doing something because you were afraid of failure? Most people have! Lets face it; no one likes to fail. None of us likes to feel like were ineffective, weak or lacking in any way. That is exactly how failure makes us feel. H
Information overload is extremely hard to deal with. Most marketers, who get started with internet marketing, are usually very ecstatic to take on all of the information and resources, but when they realize that there's so much that gets involved with building an online business, they give up. They find it hard to overcome all of the information that they receive.
Information overload is about learning and researching. Only to find yourself covered by so much information.
As Gandhi once said, "Be the change you want to see in the world." Mentors can be a force of change and they can influence many people, including you. "Mentoring", this Greek term has been used in countless ways, but it all refers to the same idea. Giving guidance and advice to another person. Let’s take a quick look at where and what it means to be a mentor... It comes from the story of Homer. When he left, on his journey, he asked, his friend “Mentor” to look after his son.
We have now entered a new year, 2017! Thus, begins your New Year's resolution! So, what are your business plans and goals? There are so many aspects to choose from, such as developing a marketing strategy, reviewing your demographics, updating and editing your current business plans, increasing sales revenue, building stronger customer relations, project management, email management and the list goes on and on… However, no matter what you choose to focus on this year, simply