Creating Cohesive Teams – Worth the Effort

November 1, 2010


How often have you suffered through an endless, boring team meeting? The clock seems to go backwards. A 90-minute agenda, if there is one, takes a half-day to cover. People drink bottomless cups of coffee hoping to stay engaged. When the meeting is over, a jailbreak ensues. Eight people contribute four days of time with […]

Ronald Reagan's Greatest Speeches

October 29, 2010


Ronald Reagan has been an inspiration to countless millions the world over. Nicknamed the Great Communicator, he had the ability to deliver moving speeches that touched the hearts of the masses with their direct style, humor and sincerity. During his long career in politics, he gave a great many speeches – some of which rose […]

Three Factors Of Leadership Motivation

October 25, 2010


Leaders do nothing more important than get results. But you can’t get results by yourself. You need others to help you do it. And the best way to have other people get results is not by ordering them but motivating them. Yet many leaders fail to motivate people to achieve results because those leaders misconstrue […]

Leadership The Eleanor Roosevelt Way – Timeless Strategies From The First Lady of Courage

October 18, 2010


Over a year ago when I was visiting my very favorite bookstore (the Upstart Crow, in San Diego’s Seaport Village), I saw a book titled Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way. Because I am a fan of Mrs. Roosevelt, I knew I had to grab it, but then something happened and distracted me, and I left […]

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Leadership and Motivation in the Workplace

October 15, 2010


There are times that people in the workplace are very active and very passionate with what they are doing. Those are times of boom and amazing productivity. Yet, there are also times that motivation is low. Morale reaches rock bottom and the people simply lose their focus in working. When this happens, the output is […]

Good Leaders Create the Environment For Motivation

October 11, 2010


It has been said that one person cannot motivate another. Motivation comes from within each person. Motivation is an individual desire. It is up to the individual to motivate themselves to set goals, try, succeed, learn and grow, to move forward. Leaders create an environment that inspires others. It is with this inspiration that motivation […]

Leadership Versus Management in Change Management – Does it Matter and If So Why?

October 8, 2010


Are you a leader or a manager – is there a difference? Do you know what it is? Does it matter? Whilst there is much emphasis on the management aspect of change, much of the underlying cause of the catastrophic 70% failure rate in ALL change initiatives is directly attributable to a lack of leadership…. […]