Friday Check-in At this point, I’d usually give you a little reminder of what the challenge was. However, if leadership is truly a goal you’re striving toward, these challenges, or the challenges and goals you make for yourself, should not be a once or twice a week event.
Monday challenge: The Garbage Man Week There are a few words that seem to be so used that they lose their meaning or at least their purpose. One of these words is respect. I might just have lost half of you right there. You heard the word even before you entered kindergarten. The word
The company, Amazon, has a dangerous button called, “put on my wish list”. No doubt research has been done to show that this makes buyers some percentage more likely to buy that item. Last week I asked you to look at your ‘list’ comparing yourself and that lead
The story goes,that a certain young man left home from the central states, selling all the belonged to him in order to seek gold during the Gold Rush of 1849. Upon his arrival he was full of hopes. He had made all the necessary efforts and preparations to become a rich man. He sifted
I am a frequent flier with an airline that always allows members of the military to board with the first group. I see young men and women, usually with military issue backpacks walk down the jetway. I have a nephew that is in a very elite military unit. He has deployed various times.
Friday check in: To review the challenge: Write down daily habits which you believe your pedestal leader has or had. Compare your own traits with this list. If you haven’t made this list yet, I would encourage you to stop right now, and take five minutes to write it out. There
In his book, “the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” world renowned author and speaker, “John C. Maxwell tells the story of Anne Schreiber. She was 101 years old when she died. She had worked for the IRS rather unsuccessfully, retiring in 1943 she made only $3,149 a
A reminder of the challenge: write the name of someone you look up to as a leader, and know enough about to list admirable traits. Then search for those traints in yourself and those around you. So what was the point, Karl? It was for you to not only find a role model, but to humanize
Since the beginning of the year we have been focused on honing or creating leaderships skills, so this post might seem like a little bit of a side road. But stick with me on this one. When a building is constructed, the key step is the placement of a cornerstone. This is what all cons
The habit is hard to break. You might be tempted to think at times that these exercises and challenges are a waste of time in theory. This couldn’t be further from the truth, they all come back to the basic fundamentals of leadership. Let’s look at the “why” behind this weekR
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