1202, 2019

Love Within All You Do

By |February 12th, 2019|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

Love never fails.

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.  (1 Corinthians […]

702, 2019

Are you a manager or a coach?

By |February 7th, 2019|Aspire to Be|0 Comments

If you want to be a better leader, be a coach – NOT a manager!  Those who take the time to learn great coaching skills are far more effective, and get the best results from their people.

Coaching is different from managing. Coaching is about optimizing an individual’s potential.  Managing is the facilitation of people, product and […]

502, 2019

Leadership and Business Strategy in the “Big Game.”

By |February 5th, 2019|Aspire Leadership Tips|2 Comments

Leadership Inspiration from the Championship Game……

Every year, like millions of other people, I love to watch the “Big Game.”  Between the stories of the players, the competitiveness of the teams and, of course, the entertainment – there are a lot of great leadership and business strategy lessons to be learned:

Know your opponent.  Their strengths are your […]

102, 2019

Three tips for better communication – even if you’re the boss

By |February 1st, 2019|Aspire to Be|0 Comments

People want to hear from the boss.  Communication is a key element of leadership, and it’s something you definitely need to make the effort to do daily.  Here are three great tips for better communication that you can start TODAY!

1.  Create an internal blog that is from your President or COO. Get people sharing and […]

2901, 2019

To Meet or Not to Meet…..That is the Question + Four Meeting Hacks

By |January 29th, 2019|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

The Meeting Dilemma.  In most organizations, everyone feels they have to attend too many meetings that eat up our workdays.  So, how do we solve this?  Make meetings productive.

Meetings should be about thinking time.  What are we focused on?  What business problems do we need to solve?  What are customers saying to us that we […]

2201, 2019

Thinking First Matters Most – Take the Time

By |January 22nd, 2019|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

As proactive as we may want to be, the reality is stuff happens…. and the world tends to shift us into a reactive mode.  Welcome to living a life of endless “urgent and important” in leadership.

Thinking is a critical part of every job.  It doesn’t matter what the position is, we bring our best value […]

1501, 2019

If You Don’t Take a Break, a Break Will Take You

By |January 15th, 2019|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

Us “Type – A’s” are doers.  We tend to be highly focused, passionate, and driven to achieve.  It’s a gift but it can also be a curse.

Over the years, I have learned that taking a day here or there is not enough to refresh the mind, body, and soul.  Creativity cannot exist in exhaustion.  Our ability […]

801, 2019

5 Ways to Capture More Joy in 2019

By |January 8th, 2019|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

This is your year, and if you want more joy, it’s time to rally!
Follow these tips to get more joy out of your life.

First, Stop being afraid.  Fear, like joy, is something we create, but unlike joy, it tends to limit us.  Fear can suck the life out of you and is a […]

101, 2019

Turn on your 2019 Motivational Switch

By |January 1st, 2019|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

A New Year can be overwhelming. It can be daunting to think of the challenges you face in your life, and how you want to grow, succeed, and prosper. Sometimes our goals can be so big that facing them can be intimidating. Here I share my 3 tricks for turning on the motivation and setting […]

2512, 2018

Leading with Compassion

By |December 25th, 2018|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

What I have learned (and for the record, seem to keep learning… darn it!) about compassion and leadership…

You can’t lead effectively without compassion.
You can only push people so much.  At some point, they will shut down and shut you out.
Be wary of judging others.  It minimizes their potential and clouds your perspective […]

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