are your habits causing you to waste time?

I came across this article on Inc.com and realized how accurate it was for me. The title of the article is, "7 Time-Wasting Habits You Need to Cut Out of Your Life for Good". The seven bad habits are: Checking email constantly. Waiting for things to be perfect. Multitasking. Inviting interruptions. Being disorganized. Failing to … Continue reading are your habits causing you to waste time?

ever been out of sync?

Good morning! It's been awhile since I have posted to my blog and I have missed writing. Have you ever been "out of sync"? In season where your normal rhythms and routines have been disrupted so that you don't get done what you want? I have been for the last few weeks - it has … Continue reading ever been out of sync?

a note to senior leaders – their commitment may be more important than your insights

Good blog post by Marshall Goldsmith, "Their Commitment Might Mean More Than Our Insight". He talks about how much more powerful employee commitment to an idea is than is the "brilliant" insight of the leader. Following is a paragraph from his post: The next time you are working with a direct report or team member … Continue reading a note to senior leaders – their commitment may be more important than your insights

a common trait of truly effective leaders

Good morning! You can see the signs of Fall approaching here in NE Indiana. I enjoy the Fall, but not what follows!! This past week, I was able to work with two excellent leadership teams. From last Sunday through last Thursday, I had the privilege of co-facilitating a leadership retreat for the AWANA Global Leadership … Continue reading a common trait of truly effective leaders

jealously and ambition

Good morning! Looks like it's going to be a great week working with the AWANA leadership team at their leadership retreat! Jealousy and ambition! Ever had those two things intrude upon the workings of your leadership team? They will destroy the effectiveness of a team as quickly and more thoroughly than most anything else. "For … Continue reading jealously and ambition

achieving a different result requires ___________

Good morning! It was a spectacular day here in northeastern Indiana yesterday. Beautiful weather. Angela and I had a nice walk around our neighborhood last night. One of the things I sometimes struggle with is desiring different results - I want to do some things differently, live differently, think differently and so on. So, I … Continue reading achieving a different result requires ___________

4 mindsets you must choose

Good morning! Ready for another week? I hope I am. For those of us that lead, maintaining the right mindsets or attitudes is critical to our effectiveness. Yet so many of us struggle to maintain them or at times are unaware of the proper mindsets or attitudes that are necessary to lead effectively. Here are … Continue reading 4 mindsets you must choose

Don’t Manage Your Time – Invest it

Good Monday morning to you! Hope you had a great weekend, we did other than learning our daughter’s car needs the timing belt changed and there might be some other problems associated with that issue. But otherwise a good weekend. Question for you - how many articles, books, and blog posts have you read about … Continue reading Don’t Manage Your Time – Invest it