Tag Archive: self reflection

The Most Powerful Words You Hear

People may notice your strengths, but until your inner voice agrees, you reject affirmations. Your inner voice is more powerful than external voices. Words aren’t magic, but they are rudders. Words set the… Continue reading

How the Grinch Reveals the Heart of Leadership

The Grinch hated the Whos because his heart was 2 sizes too small, not because the Whos were hate-worthy. The Heart of the Matter: Emotion: Recurring emotion reveals and expresses what’s in you,… Continue reading

How to Ignite Fire

Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win a copy of, “Lead Positive.” (25 copies available. Winners chosen at random.) The first job of leadership is catching a glimpse of… Continue reading

20 Ways to Spot Leaders with Understanding

All foolish leaders believe they understand things they don’t. Foolish leaders: Are cocky not confident – fearful. Pretend they like you when they don’t – manipulator. Reject authority – arrogant. Express anger quickly… Continue reading

Don’t Go with Your Gut

Everyone has an inner voice, intuition, or feelings that something is right or wrong. Your gut could be wrong. Don’t trust it. Ask the poker player who went all-in and lost. What about… Continue reading

12 Ways to Thrive Under Stress

Talking about stress is stressful. It’s one more problem to solve. But, ignoring it never resolves it. Stress builds up. Disproportionate reactions indicate stress build-up. Mary says, “Would you mind handing me that… Continue reading