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.  ...
Who Should I Hire?

Who Should I Hire?

In the book “The Ideal Team Player,” leadership expert Patrick Lencioni says you should hire people who are humble, hungry, and smart. Let’s break that down:   Humble – being of little ego. An example is someone who focuses more on their teammates than themselves....
Sizing Up Leaders; 5 Questions to Ask

Sizing Up Leaders; 5 Questions to Ask

What determines whether a leader is strong or weak? Asking these questions may give you the answer!   1.  Does the leader have growth potential? A.  Are they the real deal? You can’t reach your potential trying to be someone else. B.  Do they play to their...
Vulnerability Cures

Vulnerability Cures

Do you struggle with being transparent and authentic?  Try these vulnerability cures to strengthen your relationships. 1 Admit when you are wrong 2 Ask for forgiveness 3 Don’t be a know it all 4 Ask questions if you need clarity 5 Share your weaknesses 6 Ask for...
THREE MAIN CAUSES OF RELATIONSHIP CRASHES

THREE MAIN CAUSES OF RELATIONSHIP CRASHES

As a leader with people reporting to you, your day revolves around relationships.  I want to share with you what I believe are the three main causes of relationship crashes in the workplace. FAILURE TO HONOR AND RESPECT OTHERS Everyone deserves honor and respect. ...