How to Handle Criticism

How to Handle Criticism

Today we live in a world of critics. It can be at work, at home, or on social media.   There is nothing unnatural about criticism. If you are a leader, it comes with the territory.   I want to offer what I would like to consider the best and most creative...
Personal Philosophy of Life

Personal Philosophy of Life

What is a Personal Philosophy? It can be guiding principles or a guiding statement that informs what you think, say, and do.   It is not your Purpose Statement.    My Purpose Statement: To encourage and empower others to live, lead, and finish well.  ...
Mindset Outperforms Skill Set

Mindset Outperforms Skill Set

Mindset outperforms skillset with only a few exceptions.  A global survey was done of employers, and 96% chose mindset over skill set. Also, you are three times more likely to get or keep a job because of mindset rather than skills alone. An example is an employee I...
A Group of People We All Need

A Group of People We All Need

Have you ever heard the expression “Personal Board of Directors?” Several times in the Bible, Proverbs says we need a “Multitude of Counselors.”  In my forty-plus years of leading organizations, I learned by experience that this is the truth! But unfortunately, in my...
How to Become a More Disciplined Person

How to Become a More Disciplined Person

Did you know most people believe they lack self-discipline? Here are the reasons why: Procrastination Lack of Purpose No Goals Negative mindset Fear of failure Ways to become a disciplined person: 1.  Consistent Micro-Disciplines (study, sleep, exercise, goals,...