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.  ...
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...
Entering The Shark Tank

Entering The Shark Tank

One of my favorite television shows is Shark Tank. In the world you live, what would be some examples of “Shark Tanks?” For me, a few examples include meeting with my banker, my book publisher, a potential client, an event planner, or one of my boards.   Nine...
Four Nails in an Organization’s Coffin

Four Nails in an Organization’s Coffin

Let’s face it, most organizations do not survive long term.  In fact, 96% don’t make it to 10 years. Rather than stating the obvious reasons organizations do not make it, such as profits or products, there are dangers you should look for.     Four Nails in the...
Running Low On Self-Confidence?

Running Low On Self-Confidence?

Studies show that many people struggle with low self-confidence. Not having confidence can lead to bad habits, anxiety and even depression. Here are three steps to improve your self-confidence:   1.  Healthy living – No doubt that you will have more...