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Make Learning Part of Your DNA

Make Learning Part of Your DNA

If you want to be the best version of yourself, don’t stop learning. If you do not continue to learn, the world will pass you by.  One of the top ten traits of a highly effective leader is to be a lifelong learner.  John F. Kennedy wrote, “Leadership and learning are...

Distractions: Stop Being Robbed

Distractions: Stop Being Robbed

Distractions are robbing you of valuable time and productivity. Focus has never been more important—yet harder to attain. Consider all the ways distractions are attacking you at home, school or work. Recognize these dangers and learn to control your attention. Do...

Always Late?

Always Late?

Did you know that 20% of Americans are chronically late? My motto is five minutes early is on time, on time is late and late is unacceptable.  Have you ever been in a meeting that does not begin on time because of that one person who is always late? This problem is...

Leading Well

Leading Well

The greatest leadership strategy in the world is leading yourself well.   Read the following behaviors to Lead Well:     1. People who lead well are transformational. They walk their talk.   2. People who lead well cast vision and focus on the big...

Less Is More

Less Is More

  The Two Best Kept Secrets of Leadership: 1. The less you do, the more you accomplish. 2. The less you do, the more you enable others to accomplish.   Implement the LESS IS MORE PRINCIPLES   1. Play to your strengths and delegate your weaknesses.   2. Within the...

Back School Tips for Parents

Back School Tips for Parents

As the back-to-school season begins, it can be stressful for children and parents. To make the transition as easy as possible, try the following tips:   Back-to-School Tips   1. Create Excitement about the New School Year   Make shopping for school supplies and new...

What Happened to Felipe?

What Happened to Felipe?

Under Promise and Over-Deliver   This year Cindy and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to Cancun. Travel is challenging for Cindy, so I wanted everything to be perfect. We had good seats on the flight and private transportation to our 5 Star...

Life Hacks: Making Life Easier

Life Hacks: Making Life Easier

Ways to Make Life Easier   1. Begin with my 3 X 5 Plan: Personal Development Made Simple Have a plan for the day to reduce stress.   2. Place the items used for your morning study in the same place every day. Don’t waste time or brainpower looking for stuff.   3. As...

Life Lessons I Learned from a Marine Colonel

Life Lessons I Learned from a Marine Colonel

One of my dear friends is Marine Colonel Tim Cole. He calls me his mentor, but I see it as the other way around. Tim serves as the Vice Chairman of Quest of the Keys, so we travel to events together and also hang out as friends. I have learned many helpful lessons...