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Where Are You Getting Your Advice?

There’s a true story of a young king who inherits his father’s kingdom after his death. He has two paths to consider to be a wise ruler - seek the perspective and insight of the elders, or get advice from his friends. He starts by speaking with the elders and they...

We Need More “Crazy” Leaders

*Crazy Leaders haven’t lost their minds or “gone off the deep end”. They see things differently and are passionate about leading and inspiring others to a higher level of thinking and more fulfilled level of living. Status quo oriented peers such as managers and power...

And Now The Hard Part…

It’s not about slow or fast, instead its all about steady and staying the course. Granted steady is not glamourous or even “sexy”. The question to ask is - do you want to succeed via consistent gradual improvement or is being noticed because of a big flash the...

Do People Hear What You Say And Mean?

People don’t care about what you say, and won’t really listen, until they know you care about them. What you say isn’t as important as what they are hearing. Two key factors to improve your communication are your “words” (what you say) and the “music” (what you mean:...

“I’m Gonna Tell’ Em What I Think”

It sure feels good when you tell someone what you really think. Especially when they deserve it. You get it off your chest; tear them a fresh page and hopefully teach them a lesson. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn’t. Most of the time it only creates tension,...

Walk Your Talk – Create a Tribe

It is easier to defer and deflect to others’ shortcomings or failures than to deal with our own. We often defend our attitudes or perspectives based on what we do/don’t do and how we’re different from others to justify our behaviours and beliefs.  When this attitude...

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