I’m Arrogant! 14 Principles I Use To Reduce My Arrogance

As I continue to evaluate my leadership and my approach to people, problems, and solutions, I find myself dealing with a little of arrogance and pride. I believe I would consider myself just a bit arrogant.  Well, maybe even a bit more than a bit, depending on who you talk to.

Texting, What Message are You Sending? Part 3 of 3

Texting is a convenient way to ineffectively communicate and lose the connection required for influence. Well, not always. Texting does have a place in communication, especially when the need is short and quick. 

The 5 Must Have’s For the Balanced Safety Leader

Balance is important. You never want to go too far one way or the other. Learning to balance your interaction and ultimately your leadership of people requires continuous, delicate adjustments to maintain an effective approach. Balance is stressed in every aspect of our lives — from learning to ride a bike to eating a balanced diet. It should be no different in our interactions with employees and others in the organization.

Influential Leaders Never Use These Phrases

Believe me when I tell you that I can offend even when it is meant for praise. We’ve all said things that people interpreted much differently than we thought they would. These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling that only comes when you’ve planted your foot firmly into your mouth.

5 Ways to Defeat Complacency

The phrase,” it is what it is” becomes the motto for many people who allow complacency to embed there lives and way of thinking. In fact, that phrase indicates complacency has overtaken their ability to transform their results.

Complacency occurs in everyone sometime within their personal life and career. However, success is determined by your ability to effectively avoid or move away from complacency. 

YOU GOT THE JOB! 7 Questions in 3 Categories to Ask Before You Accept Your Next Job Offer

As you begin to evaluate your job offer(s), it is crucial you carefully consider your options making sure you choose what is right for your career and family.

Thought for The Day

If life were easier we would become complacent and stagnate in our growth. Use every opportunity for personal growth.

6 Ways To Add Value To Your Team

I don’t think there is ever an instance where one person is the team, or where one person is responsible for the success or failure of the team.  Whether at work or within the family, I believe it always involves a team effort.

10 Actions To Increase Your Influence With Others

We must work to increase our influence by adding value every day. Do this and you will increase your leadership. To lead others, you must influence! Do these 10 actions regularly, and watch your influence increase!

TRANSFORMATIONAL INFLUENCE. The Unexpected Changing of Lives in the Midst of Hurricane Harvey

Transformational Influence is a term I created from witnessing the transformation of people’s lives through conversation, prayer, and commitment to others. Transformational Influence occurs when we affect the way a person thinks, acts or behaves through our conversations, personal actions or simply our intention. 

To Improve Performance, Change Your Attitude

Life has its ups and downs, its turbulence and its smooth flying. We sometimes stall, but hopefully, we change our attitude and recover to make a smooth landing.

HOW TO REMAIN ENCOURAGED DURING DIFFICULT TIMES

The reality is, there will be times of discouragement. But discouragement doesn’t mean we have to fall apart or quit.