Category Archives: goals
Last week, I provided a list of things that a person should be doing in order to truly L.E.A.D. Here is Part 2 using the same acronym (L.E.A.D.) Continue reading
There are a few things that one must do in order to truly L.E.A.D. Ironically enough, the word LEAD is a great acronym for those things. So let’s go through L.E.A.D.
Let’s talk about innovation. We hear a lot about it. You may be innovators yourselves. Or you may work for an innovative organization. There is one irrefutable law of innovation that if enacted, will take you and your organizations to the very heights of innovation. It sounds simple enough but in reality, it takes a lot of hard work and dedication.
Here we go…. Continue reading
“You don’t build a business. You build people – and then the people build the business.” – Zig Ziglar
The truth in that statement is so profound that I say to myself, “why don’t more business executives understand this?” I have been speaking a lot recently to executives and directors about the importance of developing employees. One of my favorite things to say is that an organization only grows as much as its people are allowed to grow. Continue reading
In our personal and professional lives, it is inevitable that the rains will come. Meaning, there will be times when we feel like giving up, the pressures get to be too much, or there is so much happening that we find it difficult to keep everything straight.
So when the rains do come (and they surely will) try these tactics to remind yourself of how very fortunate you really are…. Continue reading
Welcome to the second in a 3-part series on TRUST. In part 1, we talked about EARNING trust. Now, let’s discuss CULTIVATING it once it’s earned.
You’ve earned another person’s trust. CONGRATULATIONS! But now it’s important to build upon or CULTIVATE that trust so it isn’t lost.
How is trust cultivated? Here are 3 ways: Continue reading
Recently, I was sitting at the bar at an Applebee’s in Flowood, Mississippi – having dinner by myself (as I often do while traveling for business.) It wasn’t very busy at the restaurant – it was me and another business … Continue reading
Most of you who are reading this are probably working through a “To Do” list that you created for today. But you know what’s going to happen, don’t you? Something is going to “come up” which will throw your rhythm and routine to the wolves. That seems to happen an awful lot, doesn’t it? You’re not alone. Continue reading
Everyone starts out each New Year by proclaiming that it will be their “best year ever.” Low and behold, when December rolls around, many people look back and wonder why it didn’t turn out that way. More often than not, it’s not because of anything we do. Rather, it’s because of the things we don’t do. Here are 3 reasons why 2016 probably will fall short of your expectations. Continue reading