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.

8 REASONS I’M A PASSIONATE PERSON

I want to passionately influence people! If you love what you do, you’ll do more of it, so fin what it is you love.

TIPS TO GET BETTER AT SMALL TALK

I recently published a blog titled, “8 Personal Habits That Will Ensure A Good First Impression.” Number 8 on that list was “Initiate Relevant Small Talk”. I discuss the need for relevant small talk and how it can create a connection and lead to building a relationship. Effective small talk can provide clues in providing a deeper understanding of that person.

REALLY, YOU LEAD PEOPLE?

There is a very small percentage of leaders that act and behave poorly. I feel I’ve probably worked for more than most. My career has been full of poor leaders. Heck, there are a lot of my past and present employees that might say the same about me.

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.

10 ACTIONS TO INCREASE YOUR INFLUENCE

Want to increase your influence?  I think the 10 actions and concepts below will help you.  As you have probably heard me say or read John Maxwell’s writings, he defines leadership as … Continue reading 10 ACTIONS TO INCREASE YOUR INFLUENCE