Business Coaching

Respect is Admiration With a Reason

Respect is admiration with a reason – Dan Rockwell, The Leadership Freak. This is the best definition of respect I’ve ever seen.  Everyone wants respect but do we really know what it is and how to get earn it?  Learning what great leaders do to gain respect from others is one of the best steps…

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Learning Big from Bad Experiences

I’m so disheartened when I hear people say “Oh we tried that it and didn’t work.” The end. Really?  Ok so you tried that and it didn’t work. And …. then what did you do?  When something doesn’t work ask yourself: Can we tweak what we tried? Let’s find someone that has been successful doing…

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Just One Win

When someone is hollering at you “You can DO this, I KNOW you’ve got this, do it for the TEAM.” It’s hard … very hard to let them down. Those are the words I heard 34 years ago at Redstone Arsenal, AL as my 1st Sgt rooted me on during our annual Physical Training Test. …

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Successful Leaders are Great Followers

We often hear that being a good leader takes great communication skills, ability to see the long term goal, make the hard decisions when needed and so much more.  But we rarely talk about the fact that in order to be a good leader you have to know how to follow. Why is it important…

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The Art of Communication is the Language of Leadership

I recently visited with an employee that was upset with his employer.  While employed here he had received compliments about his excellent work ethic and productivity.  Recently he felt that work was being distributed unfairly. He called his supervisor to discuss his concerns (in this company everyone works remotely) and did not get a return…

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To Influence First You Must Listen

You can make more friends in two weeks by becoming a good listener than you can in two years trying to get other people interested in you.” Dale Carnegie. How many of us would like to have a positive influence on the lives of everyone we encounter? I know I would. Our children, spouse, friends,…

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