Yearly Archives: 2018

How To Turn Failure Into Successful Goal Achievement

Sometimes we set goals for ourselves that we are unable to achieve for one reason or another. What should you do when you fail to meet a goal? While it can be easy to "throw in the towel" and give up on your goal, here are some other options to consider: Tips for Turning Failure

2022-02-18T14:59:30-05:00By |Uncategorized|

Creating Teams That Rock [Tips For Finding And Developing The Best Employees]

The Beatles.  The Ford Motor Company.  The 1972 Miami Dolphins.  The Apollo 11 crew.  And hopefully the 2018 Cleveland Indians. What do all of these groups have in common?  They are all examples of great teams that have attained legendary status due to their accomplishments.  Assembling a terrific team is not easy, but in the

2022-02-18T15:05:49-05:00By |Team Development|

Leadership Requires Sacrifice

It is once again that time of year when Christians reflect on the sacrifices made by Jesus Christ and what those sacrifices mean to them.  As a servant leader, Jesus modeled leadership traits and qualities for followers to emulate in their own lives.  One of the most poignant lessons of leadership to be drawn from

Six Keys To Effective Modern Leadership

As we sail through the 21st century, the critical need for effective leadership is becoming more and more obvious. It is so apparent that graduate courses in leadership studies are popping up in universities all over the country! Finally, the importance of leadership and the qualities that define a true leader are getting the recognition they deserve. While

The Importance Of Following Through

Nearly two weeks ago, an armed teenager walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and killed seventeen people.  Over a month before this massacre took place, the Federal Bureau of Investigation received information from a concerned citizen identifying the killer as dangerous based on the facts that he was armed, had previously

How To Be A Successful Boss

Let’s face it, we’ve all had them. Bosses that never seemed satisfied, were unapproachable to employees on the front lines, gave vague instructions and then became upset when tasks were not performed successfully, humiliated workers in person or through infamous “reply all” emails. Whether they realize it or not, these bosses often leave a trail

What Type Of Leader Are You?

As an effective personal leader, you should regularly perform a self-evaluation to reflect on the type of leader you are and decisions you have made. Doing this will help you  determine if your leadership is aligned with your values, vision, and long-term goals. Take a look at leadership types outlined below. What leadership style do

Five Challenges That Plague Local Government Agencies And How To Overcome Them

In recent years, scandals emanating from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Justice, the State Department, and the Internal Revenue Service have called into question the practices of these large federal bureaucracies and shaken people's confidence in their impartiality and fealty to the rule of law.  These scandals have led to both internal

The Twelve Principles Of Personal Leadership: Principle #12—Embracing Spirituality

In 2004, theoretical physicist and former ABC News science correspondent Michael Guillen wrote Can a Smart Person Believe in God? This thought-provoking book offers some insightful comments about the importance of spirituality in people’s lives. Guillen contends that there are two important and distinct qualities to human existence. The first quality, Intelligence Quotient, is well

Lead, Follow, Or Get Out Of The Way!

I am often asked where all the real leaders have gone. Not just the canned phony orators who stammer and stumble when their teleprompter freezes, but real leaders whose values are embedded, and naturally come from the heart. Where Have All the Leaders Gone? There are many reasons that genuine leaders are difficult to find.

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