Leadership Workout

July 7, 2016

Do you bring energy to your own leadership development? Or do you need someone else to provide it? Leadership is a muscle. Either you make it stronger or it weakens by itself.

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I enjoyed the phrase, striving after our potential, by Shawn Achor in The Happiness Advantage. Our forefathers declared independence 240 years ago to give individuals the liberty to do just that!

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At War With Apathy

June 29, 2016

I’m still at war with apathy. Apathy is a lack of emotion, interest or concern. When you go through the motions at something, or when you disengage, you leave the front lines in the war. How can we renew our passion and rejoin the battle?

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When you were young, did you simply want to be average when you grew up? We only settle for average if we think we can’t do better. Shawn Achor suggests something we can do to give our brains the freedom to be more than average.

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Living My Faith

June 22, 2016

What does it take to daily live as a follower of Jesus? Is there any way we can allow our faith to be part of our daily life, or do we need to keep our faith at home?

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Father’s Day Gratitude

June 19, 2016

On Father’s Day, I take some time to express my gratitude for the fathers closest to me. I’m thankful for these 3 men.

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Check out this funny and challenging Ted talk by Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work. You’ll be glad you did!

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A new book by Karin Hurt and David Dye titled Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results — Without Losing Your Soul is out and you need to get a copy. Trust me. Or not. You can check out the review I posted over on Lead Change Group.

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Give Win First

June 7, 2016

Everyone seems to want to win. Many want a “win-win” relationship. We’re OK if the other guy wins as long as we do. There’s one problem, someone has to take the risk…

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The Most Worthy Cause

June 2, 2016

The answer to the question “Why?” helps us determine the value of an effort. Sometimes we might want to ask ourselves if we’re the only person to set the value or if there is a higher Authority? What does God value and why is he doing something?

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