Tag: @Weaving Influence

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 is … Continue 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 from … Continue 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 in … Continue 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 can … Continue reading Launch into Leadership in all directions!

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 morning … Continue 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.