Inputs Produce Outputs

Inputs Produce Outputs

We have all heard the saying, “Garbage in garbage out.” What are the inputs in your life? If you do not like where you are in life, look at your inputs. What are you unhappy about? Your health? Your family situation? Your career? Your attitude? Five Inputs that...
Sizing Up Leaders

Sizing Up Leaders

No organization ever has enough good leaders. As part of my “Life on a 3 X 5,” I write out my three Points of Passion. Developing leaders is on my list because I know the importance of good leaders.  As I size up leaders, here are the 5 Questions I ask: 1.  Do they...
What Do You Do?

What Do You Do?

If someone asks you this question, how would you answer?   Recently I was in Virginia Beach, Virginia, speaking at a conference when one of the attendees asked, “What do you do other than speaking?” Before I could think about it, I answered, “Well, I consult,...
The Yes Trap

The Yes Trap

Years ago, I saw a movie called “The Yes Man” with Jim Carrey. The premise of the film was that Jim Carrie had a habit of saying no to everything. A friend convinced him to go to a motivational event where he committed to saying “Yes” to everything. The theme made for...