We are creatures of habit. We all know some habits are good and others are not. What we forget, however, is our daily personal habits translate into our professional lives more than we know. Far too often, I’ve caught myself doing something in the office, that comes directly from my personal habits.
Nothing inappropriate of course.
Rather than focus on the bad habits, there are four important, basic ones, needed in any leadership role. Continue reading How I Found Success Practicing These 4 Habits
Leadership ain’t easy. Each leader has a unique style. But each leader uses different styles and methods throughout the day when leading their teams. Each of us strive to be good leaders. Regardless of what our roles, every supervisor and manager wants their subordinates to see them as a true leader. Regardless of your position and leadership style, there are three leadership tools that are universal. Continue reading 3 Ways To Be An Effective Leader
Is there a point in attempting perfection when no one is perfect? Leaders and bosses, (yes there is a difference), continually push their teams for perfection. But why?
Our brains think we need to achieve perfection. Our organizations need to strive to be the best. Yet, no one and nothing is perfect. So we chase this idea of perfection knowing we will never attain it.
So why not choose excellence instead? Continue reading Why Excellence Matters, Not Perfection
I learned a long time ago, that success is made through attitude. The more positive you are, the more success you will find. We all want things to be easy. The number one complaint you hear from all walks of life is how hard things are. Go in search of your easy and think positive.
When you have a positive outlook, you are happier. Things in life, regardless of what they are, are far easier when you’re happy. Now I don’t expect nor want anyone to be that annoying positive.
Part of being sucessfully positive is also being realistic. It’s fine to express sadness and you need to recognize when you’re not happy. But don’t dwell in negative thoughts. Recognize the challenges and overcome. This is good for leadership and for your creative process.
So stay positive and find your success!
Reflection is tough. The hardest thing to do is, is to step back and look at ourselves. Asking what can we do to improve who we are as a person, is truly difficult.
It’s also the most important thing we can do. Personal reflection is key to success in any relationship. Here’s why. Continue reading Personal Reflection