DO YOU HAVE THE CHARACTER OF A LEADER?

I came across this quote and it highlighted for me one of the qualities of a good leader. The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership. ~ Harvey S. Firestone ~ I believe one quality of a good leader is his/her character. My character is based on my values; Integrity, Honesty, Respect, Accountability, Service, and Fun. Values are consciously...

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Leadership is a choice, not a position. “Stephen Covey”

Hello folks, I trust your Thanksgiving was a day you can be thankful for.  Mine was fantastic with both my brothers in attendance plus my aunt and cousin from Pennsylvania, my cousin from California and my son, daughter and both grandbabies, I have much to be thankful for.  I am a big fan of Stephen Covey and I have read several of his books.  The two that...

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I AM A STRONG, CONFIDENT, CARING, LOVING MAN!

Just as the seed grows with the warmth of the sun, so do our positive qualities grow when we put our attention on them. ~ Arielle Ford ~    Good Morning,  I read the quote above and thought about affirmations.  There are several definitions of the word “Affirmation”  – the action of affirming something or being affirmed, emotional support...

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Are You Living Your Life At Affect, or At Cause

I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become. ~ Carl Gustav Jung ~   Are You Living Your Life At Affect, or At Cause. If I live my life at affect I am a product of my circumstances, I let the circumstances around me dictate what happens to me.  I choose to live my life at cause, “I am what I choose to be”.  Another way of saying it; “I choose...

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What I’m Grateful For

Learn to be thankful for what you already have, while you pursue all you want. ~ Jim Rohn ~   Some time ago I was asked to write down what I am grateful for.  Some of what I wrote down was the wonderful mom and dad I had, my siblings both older and still with us and the wonderful relationship I have with them, my awesome wife, my two children and now I would...

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There Is No Failure, Only Feedback

Failure is not opposite of success; it’s part of success.” ~ Ariana Huffington ~   I use quite often the NLP (Neuro-linguist Programming) presupposition “There Is No Failure, Only Feedback”  This presupposition is centered around learning from ones choices that do not work out.  As I look at some of the trials and tribulations of my life I now...

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Overcoming Obstacles

When the unexpected happens, you get to choose how you respond to the situation. Will you react to circumstances not turning out the way you planned, or will you embrace the opportunity to draw forth your greatest self as you face the challenges in front of you?Be solution oriented. Instead of focusing on the problems, focus on the solutions.Shift your attitude. What you...

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