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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...

7 Failure Factors

7 Failure Factors

Everyone has failures.  We take risks and we can fail.  We learn and grow from failures.  What we don't want is self-inflicted failure.  These are some essentials that help you mitigate failure.  Many times when we see failure, the person might be lacking in one of...

Success Begins With “Being”

Success Begins With “Being”

Success is about “being.”  I believe that being the following ten things lead to successful leadership. 1   Be a giver 2   Be grateful 3   Be encouraging 4   Be humble 5   Be intentional  6   Be kind 7   Be persistent 8   Be consistent 9   Be courageous 10   Be...

Confidence through Competence

Confidence through Competence

If you want to be a confident leader, you have to be a competent person. Be an Expert Wherever you are in your field of expertise or your work, you must know your job well. Be known as an expert in what you do. When you have the competence and can be the go-to person,...