Hospitality is Key

Today I’m sensing a theme of treating others as you want to be treated wherever you go and whomever you meet. Maxwell says hospitality means the golden rule as well as servitude, helping those you meet feel at home, loved, wanted. It is a process of helping people feel loved, exceeding their expectations. We must Read more about Hospitality is Key[…]

Best Class Rules for a Teacher

This morning I came across an article by Gavin McCormack, a principal at Farmhouse Montessori School, Hold Yourself Accountable. He decided to make some class rules, not for the children but for himself. Here’s what he pledged: 1. I will not judge you based on the past. Let’s scrap history. 2. I will never send Read more about Best Class Rules for a Teacher[…]

Add the Word “YET”

Like many others, I can be very good at putting myself down. We live in a world of criticism. Mind you, I like to be critical of myself when writing, speaking or planning something new. However, I think the self-criticism must be to improve, not to disapprove of yourself. Yesterday I listened to another of Read more about Add the Word “YET”[…]

See the Big Picture

Today, on Minute with Maxwell, John spoke about seeing the big picture when you dream. Dream Big! All leaders have one thing in common – they see the best, the biggest possible dream they can imagine! Love what you are, your gift that you were given! But, anything worthwhile means looking hard and wide for Read more about See the Big Picture[…]

Habits for Daily Success

I follow several amazing leaders on LinkedIn. Yesterday I listened to Jim Kwik who had the following advice on 10 Habits of Daily Success: 1. When you wake up each morning, remember your dreams. They are generally profound ideas for a successful day. 2. Make your bed – being tidy physically and in your home Read more about Habits for Daily Success[…]

Leadership is Influence

John Wooden said, “Make today count. Make each day your masterpiece!” Live in the now – Today! People miss the moment! Today matters! When I’m with you, I will be all in. If we together focus on the moment, we will succeed together. Remember, yesterday is the past; the future is uncertain. Let’s influence those Read more about Leadership is Influence[…]

Practice Gratitude

Today I am challenging you to honor what’s ordinary in your life. Who are the people you are grateful for? Who in your family, friends, community, or network gives you that feeling of gratitude, that warm fuzzy joy of having had a tremendous influence in your life? I personally am extremely grateful to my mother. Read more about Practice Gratitude[…]