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The 5-4-1 Rules For Parents

The 5-4-1 Rules For Parents

  Summer is ending, and school is starting again. Now is the perfect time for parents to step up their leadership at home.  Here are some simple rules to follow.   Five Rules For Kids To Follow: Remind your children of the purpose of school and to make learning a...

5 Building Blocks of Self Care

5 Building Blocks of Self Care

Self-Care: You will pay if you delay! Self-Care is something that no one else can do for you. One of the best ways you can care for others is to care for yourself. Five critical building blocks to self-care: Emotionally A. Don't be involved in unhealthy relationships....

Friendly Fire

Friendly Fire

  Friendly fire is fire coming from one’s own side.  This situation is seen in the workplace when a co-worker is angry and starts rumors or goes to a supervisor instead of directly to their peer.  Friendly fire is hurtful and causes disunity in organizations or...

Break The Cycle:  Don’t Quit Yet

Break The Cycle: Don’t Quit Yet

Break the cycle.  Before you quit your job, consider the following factors: Turnover Costs What does this have to do with you?  You don’t want to be the person who leaves positions regularly.  Employee turnover is expensive, costing up to six – nine month’s salary....

Freedom:  Life Is A Gift

Freedom: Life Is A Gift

Do you look at life as a gift or a burden? You have freedom when you view life as a gift. Viewing life as a burden makes you a slave. Here are some ways to view life as a gift:   Look at every day as a gift! Write down three things you are thankful for and remember...

Lessons From Churchill

Lessons From Churchill

  Sir Winston Churchill was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 1940-1945 and again 1951-1955.  Winston Churchill exemplified key leadership skills during his reign as Prime Minister.  He was a great leader when the stakes were high.  Here are some lessons we can...

Lead Well: The Number One Leadership Principle

Lead Well: The Number One Leadership Principle

The Best Leaders, Lead Themselves Well So let me ask; would you follow you? The best leaders I have known lead themselves well.  Here are examples of behaviors of those who lead themselves well: They lead themselves well What does this involve?  You must be...

The 3 R’s of Leadership

The 3 R’s of Leadership

These skills are important if you want to be a successful leader.  To be able to lead others, you must lead yourself well. Reality Max DePree states that the first responsibility of a...

Interview Don’ts

Interview Don’ts

You only have a few minutes to make a good first impression.  When interviewing for a job, here are my top things I think you shouldn't do. Don't show up late. Make sure you give yourself plenty of time so you aren't late and you don't arrive  feeling frantic. Don't...

How To Make A Good First Impression

How To Make A Good First Impression

  The first few minutes when you meet someone are critical.  You only get one first impression.  Strive to improve these essentials in making a good first impression. Handshake Don't have your hands in your pocket. Make sure your handshake is firm and your thumb is...