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You Are Responsible For Your Energy

You Are Responsible For Your Energy

It is very easy for us to blame situations, and others for how we are feeling.  We know that how we feel translates into what we project onto those we encounter.  If something does not go right in our encounter, it is then easy for us to blame it on our situation or feelings because … Continue reading

Practices of Successful Workplaces

Practices of Successful Workplaces

Peter Drucker has been called by many “The inventor of Modern Management.” He has written multiple books on the topic and believed it was the people working together that made the magic happen in organizations, no matter the size. He found that successful businesses all followed many of the same basic foundational practices. They asked, … Continue reading

Leaders Lead, Leaders Continue To Learn

Leaders Lead, Leaders Continue To Learn

The Forbes online site has a great article titled Leadership Is About Emotion.  It does not matter where your leadership role is, at work, home or in an organization this article touches on eight attributes that make leaders stand high above the rest. In the article, the author asks you make a list of the 5 … Continue reading

In Pursuit of Continual Growth

In Pursuit of Continual Growth

It is a rainy, blustery day here in Sonoma County.  As I sit and look out of my home office window I am reminded again of continual change.  The leaves on the trees have turned to beautiful Autumn colors and are falling on the ground.  Along with the rain the grass is becoming green again … Continue reading

Don’t Get Stuck Become An Outlier

Don’t Get Stuck Become An Outlier

Far too often we will just stay stuck in a bad situation and do not think outside the box for solutions.  We need to become an “outlier thinker.”  You will be amazed at what you can come up with to change situations if you really take the time to do some creative thinking. The interesting … Continue reading

Small Changes Can Cause Big Upsets

Small Changes Can Cause Big Upsets

Today, I heard one of my coworkers struggling with putting a form inside an envelope and asked him what the problem was.  He said that the window on the front of the envelope was different from usual and that when he folded the form to go inside the address didn’t fit in the window so … Continue reading

It Takes Forever To Build A Team

It Takes Forever To Build A Team

Team building is no easy task and there is no overnight solution to creating an excellent performing team. Whether your team is two or ten people, if its members are not engaged, and do not share the same vision and desired result you will not win the game. There are multiple building blocks in creating an … Continue reading

Leaders Show The Way

Leaders Show The Way

Often, people feel they cannot be a leader unless someone gives them the title.  This simply is not true.  If you believe you are called to be a leader and helping others to achieve their best potential is your passion, then you will do it. A title is just a title.  Being a leader is … Continue reading

Thursday’s Tip For Success!

Thursday’s Tip For Success!

How do you go from knowledge to action? We often find this step difficult and then we stop and fail to achieve what we really desire. According to Mel Robbins, we have about a five second window of time to move into action on what we want to do before our mind starts bringing “things” … Continue reading