Make the first move! It is Monday!

Do you hold yourself back? Are you afraid to try something, ask a question, or make a big move? Maybe you are thinking of a career change, and you are making lists of the reasons to say yes and no. Well, what is it? Make the first move on whatever you are thinking that isContinue reading “Make the first move! It is Monday!”

Integrity, Who has it?

When we have discussions today, the focus seems to narrow. We ask individuals to describe what they see as a characteristic of great leaders; they list integrity as something they all have. Does everyone have integrity? “People of integrity do not merely commit to integrity-they live and act with integrity. They accept knowing right fromContinue reading “Integrity, Who has it?”

Let’s Debate

Do we see debates over issues? A debate is a discussion of opposing sides of a specific topic, subject, or issue. An example would be a discussion of the pros and cons of reopening schools after Covid-19. I think I have seen some…. At least they resemble debates. We most likely would see debates inContinue reading “Let’s Debate”

Launch into Leadership in all directions!

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” -John C. Maxwell My friend Jon Lokhorst has written an excellent book titled Mission-Critical Leadership, How smart managers lead well in all directions. It is an opportunity to look at your leadership and how every level of your organization canContinue reading “Launch into Leadership in all directions!”

FEAR, What do you do?

Fear is something we have all experienced at different times in our lives and at various levels. Fear can consume our thoughts and cause constant worry. It will steal our time and turn our focus to problems leaving no time for solutions. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumphContinue reading “FEAR, What do you do?”

Monday Matters! Make it Count!

It is MONDAY! Time to check the calendar for the workweek. What do you have to look forward to this week? Now let’s focus on today! What is on the to-do list? As Brian Tracy, author of Eat That Frog, told us: “Mark Twain once said that if the first thing you do each morningContinue reading “Monday Matters! Make it Count!”

Doctor, Doctor, Teacher, Teacher…what do you say? I have a bad case of…..

When all of our schools open the doors for face-to-face instruction, we also need to open our minds to new possibilities. Things will be different! Let’s not have the expectation we will be back to “normal.”

The road you travel

“Being brave is when you are afraid of doing something, but you do it anyway. Do not let what scares you keep you from continuing on your path….” -What the Road Said. It is our fears of the unknown that can hold us back, or we are afraid of failing. When we do not believe in ourselves and our abilities, it prevents us from trusting the road we travel.

Are you afraid?

Do you have something you are afraid to try? Is there a job you would like to do? Maybe a new approach or strategy? What is holding you back? I understand! I am afraid of making mistakes or failing. Why? I don’t want others to think poorly of me. Is that it? Push yourself toContinue reading “Are you afraid?”