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[…]

An Engaging Leader

What do engaging leaders do? Engaging leaders must engage in the lives of other people. They must listen, truly hear what others have to say. They look at the people and as Covey says, “Seek first to understand, then be understood.” When leaders truly connect, communicate and care about others, they walk slowly through the Read more about An Engaging Leader[…]

Tips for Effective Feedback

Many leaders, educators and parents need to give feedback to employees, students and children. Michael Labuan, a professor at the University of Winnipeg, gives the following tips on giving effective feedback: 1. Get into an assertive mindset. Assertiveness is important because the receiver needs to observe the confidence of the person giving the feedback. 2. Read more about Tips for Effective Feedback[…]

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”[…]

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[…]

Persistence & Determination are Omnipotent

Lately I have come across numerous references to the words “persistence and determination” in my readings and videos. Dan Pink has an excellent YouTube video on persistence which speaks to the huge importance of persistence. Today J.C. Maxwell’s quote on LinkedIn reads as follows: “Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent Read more about Persistence & Determination are Omnipotent[…]

I Am Incredible Success

Yesterday was a beautiful day of learning and mindfulness for me. I watched world renowned Natalie Lydwell & Mary Morrisey on Mindfulness once more. They are a dynamic duo! Their message is wisely quoted by many successful entrepreneurs. One thing I’ve learned from Natalie that I’ve also done is creating a Vision Board. I’ve already Read more about I Am Incredible Success[…]

Whom Do We Honor?

We honor people at graduations and retirements for their contribution to society and themselves. Most of us adults have been to one or the other or both. I have been fortunate to have been to both. There are many people I have admired and learned from whom I honor greatly. For example, my 6th grade Read more about Whom Do We Honor?[…]

Can You Teach Instincts?

Two very difficult lessons to teach others are the Law Of Intuition and the Law of Timing. Instincts get you started first in life’s situations. It’s the advantage that helps you win. A successful leader must be gifted in these two skills. You learn them best through good experiences. If you can follow your gut, Read more about Can You Teach Instincts?[…]