TO COACH IS TO LEAD, 6 Principles to Effective Coaching

To become an influential leader, the supervisor or manager must transition from a controlling, intimidating or monitoring role to one of a partnership between the manager and employee(s). This will create an atmosphere of shared understanding about what needs to be achieved and the process for obtaining it.

Listen First, Listen Second, Speak When You Understand

Listening, a task I struggle at. As a coach, trainer and speaker, I tend to be a problem solver. In fact, I think I’m so good, I’ll finish your sentence or thought for you. Why should you waste valuable oxygen.

Self-Leadership, My Most Difficult Challenge

A leader’s greatest challenge and most difficult task, is self-leadership. If you lead yourself correctly, you will influence others and they will follow.  Failure to manage your self-leadership will create a loss of respect and the inability to influence, causing people to leave and follow others.

INITIATIVE MAKES A LEADER, 30 Quotes That Encourages One to Take Initiative

By definition, leaders cannot wait. If they do, they are not leaders, but merely followers. I think initiative takes a little bit of faith bathed in risk.

READY, FIRE, AIM, The Initiative Concept for Leadership Abundance and Success

As a leader, one of the most frustrating things is to have someone on my team not take the initiative to make things happen. Instead they sit back and wait for direction, or constantly need my approval that their path or ideas are right.

AUTHENTIC INTEGRITY

Authentic integrity is the foundation of a person’s credibility. Credibility creates confidence and that confidence allows influence.

Difficulties Creates Influence

Effectively dealing with professional and personal difficulties creates influence.

BECOME A LEADER WHO INFLUENCES THE INFLUENCERS

Those who influence the influencers, are those who influence those who have influence. In other words, to lead leaders, you must influence those who lead others. Do what you do well and lead those you lead with conviction and passion and you will find yourself leading leaders.

2017 GOALS, blah, blah, blah……

“Effective leaders keep one eye one the compass and one eye on the clock.” Commit to more focus in 2017 and become a more efficient and effective leader.

EXCEED EXPECTATIONS, Your Break From Average

Expectations are a part of life. There are just certain things people expect from us and we expect from others. Meeting expectations is what everyone strives for. But, why be like everyone else? If you can exceed expectations, you can separate yourself from others and standout from the crowd.

Don’t Be a Liar in 2016, Identify Principles, Not Resolutions

Resolutions will make a liar out of you every time! Instead, focus on the things you control and what you can achieve. It is all about your principles.

6 R’s of Leadership While on Vacation or Holiday

We all need time away from work and our daily activities.  Every good leader takes a vacation or holiday.  I personally make sure use all of my annual allotted time. … Continue reading 6 R’s of Leadership While on Vacation or Holiday