Take Off Your Mask

I was reading the following this morning http://leaderchat.org/2011/03/21/who-are-you-as-a-leader-6-questions-to-help-with-transparency-and-authenticity/  and two words jumped out, authenticity and transparency. These two words are what true and powerful leadership are about.  If you want to be a mediocre leader, don’t worry about being authentic or transparent.   People will still follow you, probably because they have to in regards toContinue reading “Take Off Your Mask”

Are You A Person Of Action?

First of all if you are a person that doesn’t like to take responsibility for your life and move forward, do yourself a favor and skip this post.  You will not like it. “The right man is the one who seizes the moment.”~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I love the quote above.  Mostly because it isContinue reading “Are You A Person Of Action?”

Fear…The Shortcut To Failure

“Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves – regret for the past and fear of the future.” ~ Fulton Oursler I find it so interesting that so often I hear people say they are ‘afraid’ to do something because they fear they might fail.  Really?  Because isn’t letting fear stop you just the expressContinue reading “Fear…The Shortcut To Failure”

Open The Door It Is Freakin’ Opportunity On The Other Side!

Admittedly, I am urgency addicted.  You here a lot about people who talk and don’t act, or discuss and never pull the trigger, I do not fall into that category.  Subsequently, I do not always have the empathy or capacity to understand the failure to move forward.  The prior statement does NOT include those whoContinue reading “Open The Door It Is Freakin’ Opportunity On The Other Side!”

Attitude Is Everything

Attitude truly is everything.  No time do we appreciate that more than when we are struggling with our own.  Two things address this challenge.  First a quote from Alan Loy McGinnis, “Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.”  As an author and  a Christian psychotherapist he knows what he is talking about. Secondly, a quote from Buddha,Continue reading “Attitude Is Everything”