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Are You Planning for a Better New Year?

Posted by on December 29, 2015 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (8)

If there is one thing I have learned is the path to success in any area of life is by following a plan. As the year comes to a close have you reflected on your successes as well as the things you did not accomplish? Have you put together a game plan for the coming year?


It doesn't matter how elaborate or slack the plan is, but it does matter that you take the time and effort to write down some plan or goals you want to achieve next year. I have had some great successes a...

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Ladies, Hold Your Heads Up!

Posted by on June 29, 2015 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (1)
I am sitting in a government building waiting for an appointment and noticed something interesting. Most the women walking through here are walking with their heads down. On further investigation, these are women who work in support positions. The few women who walk with their heads up are in authority or leadership roles. This got me thinking that many people are so beat down by circumstances that it shows in their behavior. Heads held low usually means defeat, a broken spirit, and just plain ... Read Full Post »

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life (Rescript Your Life Series, 3)

Posted by on June 23, 2015 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

You probably heard the saying, "Change your thinking, change your life," repeated over and over by motivational speakers, thought leaders and many others. While that may be true to some extent, it takes more than a change in thinking to make a life transformation. You have to change your mindset, to truly transform your life.


You see, change and transformation are two different things, just as thinking and mindset are different. As one unknown author put it, "Change fixe...

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Employees Who Challenge Leadership are Good for Business

Posted by on June 22, 2015 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Every leader has likely encountered an employee who questions or decorously challenges some of the leader's ideas, or policies. While some leaders may feel uncomfortable or downright agitated by these employees; leaders should welcome feedback from employees who have the moxie to question their proposed actions. In fact, employees who respectfully shakeup the status quo can be good for the organization.


How are employees who challe...

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7 Deadly Leadership Sins

Posted by on June 5, 2015 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Whether you are a new leader or a seasoned pro, committing one of these "sins" can dethrone you as corporate kingpin (or queenpin); and kill your career.


Arrogance. Having a know-it-all, superior, holier than thou attitude has been the downfall of many leaders. Arrogant leaders have a tendency to intimidate or bully subordinates; ignore, reject, or refuse to listen to anyone else's ideas or feedback; blame others, and refuse to accept persona...

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