Motivation

Fear of the board, the CEO, getting fired, people, failure, and loss are all things that motivate me.  I remember the first public event I hosted at the college.  My predecessor warned me… Continue reading

Talking

One thing I learn when I’m speaking is I don’t know as much as I think I know.  Here’s what I’ve learned about talking.  Most of us do it too frequently and for… Continue reading

New Best

Everyone thinks that doing your best opens doors to new opportunities.  Here’s where they are wrong.  The Peter Principle is still true.  The Peter Principle states that people are promoted to their level… Continue reading

Vitality

High School football teams, drowning people, terrified people, political candidates, and people with deadlines all have vitality.  Vitality is aligning our energy with vision. Individuals, families, organizations, and leaders need vision to maintain… Continue reading

See it say it

When was the last time you said a good word to a co-worker, employee, spouse, son, or daughter? Here’s how.  Don’t wait till later.  See it say it. Describe the positive behavior you… Continue reading

Correction

Everyone needs correction. No one knows it all. Husbands and wives, managers, executives, parents, and students need correction. Correction is essential to reaching higher Wise leaders seek wise, experienced individuals for correction. Five… Continue reading