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A Case Study: A Tale of Two Companies

A Case Study: A Tale of Two Companies

  My purpose is to live, lead and finish well. Part of leading is to help others. I hope this case study will help you!     Company A Six years ago an Owner/President bought a company with annual sales of $2.5 million with a projected sales for 2019 of...

Five Surprising Time Wasters

Five Surprising Time Wasters

  Time Waster #1   Worrying   You waste time when worrying about:  Past failures or mistakes What people think Tomorrow, next week and next month   Time Waster #2Planning for the Future   There is nothing wrong with planning for the future but don’t...

Five Practices that Nurture Joy

Five Practices that Nurture Joy

1. Keep Things in Perspective    Perspective Stake (news you thought was devastating at the moment)   2. Discover Something to Laugh about Every Day    What Does Laughter Do For You?    Laughter reduces stress hormones, lowers blood pressure and...

HOW TO DEVELOP LEADERS PART 2 (Practical)

HOW TO DEVELOP LEADERS PART 2 (Practical)

  1. Lead Yourself Well and Model It    This statement is much easier much said than done.   Don’t expect people on your team to grow if you are not growing.   2. Empower People to Lead; this will Give People Confidence   You can’t grow people if you control...

HOW TO DEVELOP LEADERS PART 1 (Philosophical)

HOW TO DEVELOP LEADERS PART 1 (Philosophical)

1. SELF AWARENESS IS THE FIRST STEP TO GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Realize their personality type. Play to their strengths.   Identify blind spots (receive feedback from others). 2. DEVELOPMENT HINGES ON TRUSTED RELATIONSHIPS What are some ways we show people we trust...

FIVE CORE ABILITIES LEADERS NEED

FIVE CORE ABILITIES LEADERS NEED

    CORE ABILITY #1     SIMPLIFY    Take something that can be complicated and make it simple. (Some people take something simple and make it complicated).     “If you confuse you lose.” Donald Miller       CORE ABILITY #2  ...

WHY MY BIGGEST FAILURE BECAME A DEFINING MOMENT

WHY MY BIGGEST FAILURE BECAME A DEFINING MOMENT

At the age of 17, I began my first  business. When I was 27 years old, that business was a 5 million dollar operation. Wow! I made so many mistakes during these years; it would take a lot more than this twenty-minute talk to tell you about it. You have heard me say...

12 WAYS TO MESS UP TEAM MORALE

12 WAYS TO MESS UP TEAM MORALE

RATE YOURSELF: 1- Poor 2- Average  3- Excellent   1. Do nothing to establish a friendly rapport with others.   2. Focus on what is wrong with others.   3. Be preoccupied with your own responsibilities.   4. Never give an unrestricted compliment;...

THE CARING, CANDID LEADER: FRANK; MEET MR. BLUNT!

THE CARING, CANDID LEADER: FRANK; MEET MR. BLUNT!

The most effective leaders “speak the truth in love.”   What Does Caring Candor Look Like?   1. Having Good Relationships with Other Team Members   A.  Build TRUST with team members.  B.  Focus on LISTENING well.   C.  Express EMPATHY when appropriate.   D. ...