Leadership is ... The words that follow include one key word – Influence. They each may slightly change the exact sentence, however, influence will be there. John Maxwell Tony Robbins Robert Cialdini Are all in agreement in their speaking engagements, written materials, and teaching that - Leadership is influence – the influence of people. You may find it interesting to know that John Maxwell, Tony Robbins and Robert Cialdini are further in agreement in the fastest way to … [Read more...]
Three Ways To Plan For Next Year
There are a number of Wall Street firms and those similar who have embraced a way of doing business where each year a certain percentage of the ‘lowest’ performers in the organization are let go at the end of the year. It’s really not about saving money, as to find new people to hire and then to train them is an expensive operation. It’s more about a not at all subtle motivation for everyone else. It’s a way to stir the pot and bring in new people without adding to headcount. A great … [Read more...]
How’s Your Attitude?
Leadership is influencing others, nothing more, nothing less. Now the question is if anyone may lead and anyone may influence others... wouldn’t we want to be a positive influence whenever we influence others? The easiest first step is for each of us is to show up each and every day with a warm and engaging attitude. An attitude that exudes positive energy and good vibes. This is not to say we each must become a cheerleader or a happy, happy, everything is wonderful all the time … [Read more...]
How Did You Feel The Very First Time?
What emotions come up when you experience something for the very first time? I remember the very first hurricane I went through onboard a merchant vessel, which was a bit top heavy at the time. The ship rocked from side to side all of a sudden and didn’t stop for hours. At one point, in the middle of a conversation it happened. Lunch went all over the place as yes, seasick for the first time ever! It was a doozy! Stop and think for a minute or two. What are some memories you have of first … [Read more...]
Are You Stuck?
Are you stuck? Or maybe you know someone who is stuck? If you saw your friend stuck in the road with a flat tire, you would stop and help them, right? Why not offer to help them now, as you recognize they are stuck? Stay with me here as a no cost – no sales offer call – invitation is available for you to pass on to them at the last portion of this article. Stuck in what you ask? You tell me – their career their relationship with their partner in their business their business … [Read more...]
Do You Know Anyone Who Has A Degree In Leadership?
Do you know anyone who has a College Degree in Leadership? Something that I find absolutely fascinating is when there is a job opening, typically there is a very specific descriptive of the job itself. They have the requirements applicants need to have at a minimum years to even be considered for an interview. As the position open moves higher up in the organization each aspect, both the requirements of the role and the background or education, are strongly adhered to a certain number of … [Read more...]