Category Archive: Taking others higher

How to get more power?

You should want more power because power is the ability to get things done. When people say they don’t want power, chances are they are reacting against the abuse of power. For example,… Continue reading

Shutting others out

An employee stops interacting with fellow employees. A son or daughter slams their door and won’t come out. What’s it mean when normal social patterns shift and someone pulls away? Isolation may mean… Continue reading

Withhold “I” say “you”

***** Here’s a technique guaranteed to enhance your listening skills. Withhold “I” – say “you.”  Let me explain. Typically Typically, while someone is speaking, we’re not listening. We’re formulating. We’re thinking of what to… Continue reading

How to matter?

Good one-word definitions say enough.  John Maxwell defines leadership as, “Influence.”  His full definition is:  “Leadership is influence: nothing more, nothing less.” For the moment, I’ll stick with, “Leadership is influence.” I believe… Continue reading

Making today’s best tomorrow’s average

Build on, don’t sit on. The danger in success is trying to protect it rather than expand it. The feeling that you’ve arrived kills progress. Success should fuel your passions rather than protect… Continue reading

The positive power of confusion

Have you ever noticed that people seem to know how to do what they aren’t doing? Those who don’t do – know. It’s easy to know how-to-do something you’re not doing. During seminars/training, people come to… Continue reading