Communication: a two way street

Ever been in a meeting where you are privileged to listen to a team member who loves to listen to the sound of his/her own voice? Have you ever been that person? Sometimes, in a group or presentation setting, we tend to hold the reigns of communication and never release them. It’s important to remember […]

Tips to Becoming a Successful Leader

Have you heard the saying “Leaders are born, not made?” I’m not sure I completely buy into that belief. Yes, you can see that some children just naturally take on a leader vs. a follower role. But I can also give you many examples of people who were typical followers most of their life, and […]

Traits and Disciplines of Highly Productive People

I am absolutely fascinated with biographies of successful people and the traits that have led to their success. It’s almost shameful to say, but everyone from world leaders to pop icons fascinate me. How did they become the successes that they are? Tiger Woods take a golf club as a small boy, smacked a golf […]

Thoughts On Motivating A Team

What if you capitalized on your strengths this year, instead of working on your weaknesses? We all know our weaknesses and are especially aware of other’s weaknesses when we’re trying to achieve something together. The fact is though, that our weaknesses will always be our weaknesses. They’ll never be transformed into strengths. It’s not our […]