The Power of Direction choices empowerment life direction potential self leadership Sep 28, 2022

My wife and I were talking about our experiences from yesterday. She told me about working with her class and how she was helping them focus beyond their limitations. She described 2 words that start a sentence that determine the direction of a person’s thoughts. Used in one way, these...

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The Habit of Being You joe dispenza lead yourself leadership self concept thoughts Sep 27, 2022

Dr. Joe Dispenza said in a video I watched recently… “The average human thinks 60,000 thoughts per day, and less than 1,000 of those thoughts are any different than yesterday’s thoughts.” Hearing that made me wonder why we spend so much of our life on repeat. We get up...

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Conquer the Right Mountain compassion leadership leadership coaching leadership development purpose Sep 26, 2022

I was working with one of my clients that runs a feed yard, and he told me a story that he had once told his kids. He was getting across the message that we often fight with others over things that simply don’t matter. He wanted them to get the proper perspective in their mind before...

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Everything’s Easier When… face the day gratitude leadership nlp self improvement Sep 25, 2022

One of the disciplines I have tried to maintain is of choosing my focus first thing in the morning. I have observed that when I start my day with an attitude of gratitude, everything goes better. For many people, especially on Mondays for some reason, when the alarm goes off to get ready for...

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Clarity over Certainty decision making leadership mission driven companies pride Sep 24, 2022

There is nothing worse than running confidently in the wrong direction. This is a thought I have had about multiple leaders over the years. To see someone absolutely certain about their “rightness” without regard for the outcomes and without proper research on the likely outcomes of...

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The Conditioned Leader achievement behavioral science leadership leadership development role models Sep 23, 2022

I have studied leaders and leadership over the last several decades and found some trends in their creation. The first thing I have noticed is that some people are more naturally drawn to the front of the crowd as leaders. When a person is young, they will often have a stronger jawline and appear...

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The Virtue of Purpose leadership marcus aurelius purpose stoicism work Sep 22, 2022

From the first time I read the writings of Marcus Aurelius, I was hooked. The wisdom shared in his Stoic philosophy can help to guide a person to live an incredible life. Incredible doesn’t mean without struggle. Instead, it means a life full of meaning.

Perhaps the most important lesson in...

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Brace For Impact bad boss be nice culture culture change leadership development Sep 21, 2022

According to a LinkedIn survey, 88% of participants said they would be happier if their boss called in sick for work. This is incredibly disheartening because a boss is supposed to enhance the ability of their people to succeed in a safe and inspiring environment. Unfortunately, that isn’t...

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The Master-Mind mastermind motivation planning success vision Sep 20, 2022

A Master-Mind is the harmonious coordination of specialized knowledge, effort, and belief between two or more people to attain a definite purpose.

Since the beginning, the coordination of efforts has resulted in the most outstanding outcomes. I would propose that most businesses suffer because...

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The Exchange effort longfellow parenting potential self leadership Sep 19, 2022

One of the great tragedies in this life is that of seeing people believe they should not have to exchange effort for the outcome. The world itself has always been ruled by the law of cause and effect. We achieve the desired outcomes when we supply the right actions and efforts. The tragedy is in...

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Mind is Master focus james allen lead yourself success thoughts are things Sep 18, 2022

One of my friends challenged me to read James Allen’s book, As A Man Thinketh every day for a month. This was a few years back, but I still remember the impact that little book had on my thinking. The book opens with the following.

“Mind is the master power that molds and makes,
And...

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Leveraging Different authenticity creativity leadership potential self leadership Sep 17, 2022

We spend most of our lives striving to fit in with the world around us. We dress like the people around us. We talk like the people around us. We even strive to know the same information as the people around us. Admittedly, much of the conditioning we are given pushes us toward this sameness with...

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