Lead from the Heart

Lead from the Heart

I believe that leadership starts with the heart, and when your heart is in the right place, relationships are formed. Leading with your heart first tells people that they are more valuable than just their position or what they can do for you as their leader. Leading...
Generosity: Reaping What You Sow

Generosity: Reaping What You Sow

The principle of generosity is well proven, even if there are people who dismiss the Biblical promise that ensures that generosity is the sowing of seeds that leads to a big harvest. The reason some people do not believe or doubt this fact is that many of the benefits...
Have an Attitude of Gratitude

Have an Attitude of Gratitude

An attitude of gratitude cures many ills: 1. It completely removes the sense of entitlement that so many people have today. 2. It takes away the jealousy of wanting what someone else has. 3. It helps us acknowledge that everything that we have and hold dear in this...
The Value of Transparency

The Value of Transparency

Transparency is about being vulnerable and sharing from our hearts. We hesitate to be transparent because we feel that talking about our fears and hurts will let other people know that we are not perfect. We prefer that people believe we have everything under control....
Start the Day Off Right

Start the Day Off Right

Starting the day right is a priority for me because each day brings unforeseen challenges. To prepare for that, we need to spend the first 15–30 minutes of each day readying our minds for what is to come. I am a person of faith, and I spend that time reading,...
Leaders at Every Level

Leaders at Every Level

Every organization needs to have an organizational chart to structure leadership and workflow and to help everyone understand the roles of all employees. However, people can be leaders at any level of the organization, even if they do not have the title or position....
Want to be a Leader? Decide to be Teachable

Want to be a Leader? Decide to be Teachable

In my forty plus years of leadership, I have learned to choose potential leaders based on their teachability. People who are teachable have already cleared many hurdles on their leadership journey. Potential leaders need to possess certain traits that qualify them for...
Let Your Yes Mean Yes

Let Your Yes Mean Yes

People with integrity have clear and pure motives. They do what they say they are going to do, and they live by those commitments. If they promise something they cannot fulfill, they always let the other people know why the ball was dropped and what will be done to...
Vision: A Dream with Wheels

Vision: A Dream with Wheels

A vision is a dream with wheels. It will take you wherever you choose. The key is to continuously make sure you are heading in the direction of your destination and to navigate the course to get there. The reason so few people reach their visions/destinations is that...