What I like to do is talk about leadership and how as leaders we can move things forward. I'm a believer that the world's screaming for leadership. Your leadership is needed now more than ever. And so, what I want to talk to you about today is three things your followers need right now to move forward and to get unstuck in the middle of this chaos that is the pandemic. Whatever you want to call it, whatever term you've given it. As a leader, you've got to step forward. My mentor, John Maxwell says, ‘leaders know the way, show the way and go away.’ And so that's what we're talking about. Here are the three things you need to take your team, your followers, your organization with you to move forward.
No matter if you're an...
4 Keys to the New Year Greatness You Deserve
The clock struck midnight and the calendar rolled forward into a new year.
I would argue we also rolled into a new decade, but the purist like to say it’s another year away before the next decade starts. Since I like to think of a decade as 10 years and even numbers are easier for me to work with, I am saying today begins a new decade.
Are you with me?
20 years ago, I partied like it is 1999 (because it was), but last night I partied like I was ninety-nine. Twenty years has taken a lot of the party out of me. What about you?
As we begin this New Year called 2020, I want to share some thoughts with you on how this can be your best year ever as you lead yourself and others and set you up...
5 Steps to Clarity: The Master Key to Success
We all dream of more success. Not one leader I spend time with lacks the desire for more success in some area of their leadership and goal achievement. The desire for success is wired into us like a beacon calling out or name. I guess that is what makes us a leader. This desire to make things better and achieve more for ourselves and our companies.
So, why are we so discontent? Why do we lack the success we are seeking? Why are we always seeking “our” more?
A few years ago, Diana Nyad completed a swim from Cuba to Florida. I am sure you heard a little about the story. If not, here is a link to the story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9J48SoMV7E
This accomplishment took Diana...
3 Keys to Creating 2020 Vision
Setting goals is one thing. Attaining them is a different story. And vision is a defining factor.
There is a principle: “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” Vision is so important; it can actually be life-sustaining. How can you have this kind of life-sustaining vision?
Here are three keys:
Have a CLEAR Vision
Having only a vague idea of where you want to go is like taking off in heavy fog in an unfamiliar area. The trip will take longer, add unnecessary risk, and cost more. It can be a dangerous thing to wander through life with no clear vision. Zig Ziglar cautioned against being a “wandering generality”.
I was traveling once on a...