Don’t Be a Genius Be a Genius Maker

Don’t Be a Genius Be a Genius Maker

Don't be a genius, be a genius maker. -Scotty Sanders Click To Tweet When I use the phrase, “Don’t be a genius,” I am not saying you shouldn’t be smart, or an expert in your field of expertise. What I am saying is a genius can act in a way that...
Making decisions when saying no is hard

Making decisions when saying no is hard

A lot of people struggle with saying no in accomplishing their priorities. Many people and organizations take on projects that do not align with their goals simply because they could not say no.  Let’s talk about how to avoid this problem. Opportunity cost filter: For...
How do you prioritize?

How do you prioritize?

We all have things in life we say are important to us, but our actions show something different. This advice is going to sound simple, but it can be life-changing. Alignment of your priorities leads to greater fulfillment. - Scotty Sanders Click To Tweet Each day I...
What is your Personal Growth Plan?

What is your Personal Growth Plan?

Nearly everyone has a personal growth plan, but many have what I like to call a default plan. They implement some good growth ideas, but they are scattered or haphazard.  I believe you need to purposely design your personal growth plan. You can easily build a few...
Would You Follow You?

Would You Follow You?

  I often ask this question when speaking to a group of leaders. The response is usually thoughtful deliberation. So, right now, let me ask, “Would you follow you?” If not, why should anyone else? Leading well is the best leadership development program you can offer....
How To Handle Criticism

How To Handle Criticism

No one enjoys criticism; however, it can be positive. To benefit from criticism, look at it as constructive feedback. Basic Ground Rules to Handle Criticism: Don’t immediately reject their words. Thank the person for talking directly to you. Reassure the person...