Impact

Here is an excerpt from Leadership Matters. It contains 31 daily insights to inspire extraordinary results. day 14: Impact Contrary to the lyrics from a classic rock song, one is not the loneliest number. But it is the most important number! Your thoughts, words, and actions are like individual notes that work in concert to create the…

Clever Signs

Small businesses need every advantage they can get. Clever signage is a great way to make a memorable impression. Here a few we thought you might appreciate:  In a Podiatrist's office: Time wounds all heels.On a Septic Tank Truck: Yesterday's Meals on Wheels.At an Optometrist's Office: If you don't see what you're looking for, you've come to…

Best Weekend To-Do List Ever!

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If you’re like us, you have more to-do’s than time. So, here is one to-do list you probably rarely think of but is vital to our sustained personal effectiveness. It’s simple: Play, Rest and Think. Play It’s easy to disregard playing as trivial, especially when there are so many “serious” things we need to do: problems…

11 Reflections from Maya Angelou

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When the great American poet, the late Maya Angelou, reflected on her life and learnings she said, “I’ve learned that… No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.You can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things:…

Journey or Destination?

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We work on a project for months hoping to get recognized after it is completed. What if recognizing our own growth during the project work was the real payoff? We jump on a plane to get somewhere (we are excited to get back to doing that). What if one of the best parts is the plane…

Reflection… The Mirror Within

Success is a reflection of your commitment to excellence.  And this is certainly the kind of year for reflection. As the young lion looks at his reflection in the river, a rumbling voice from the heavens bellows, "Look inside yourself, Simba. You are more than you have become." It is the voice of Mufasa talking to…

A Leader Is….

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A leader is a beacon of hope. She is the first one in line to take actions to support her followers. She looks at the horizon to anticipate opportunities and obstacles so she can clear the path for her team. She is all about serving others. She exists to make individuals and teams their best.…