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My mentor Don and I had a great discussion recently. The question we discussed was, “Do you still feel valued and affirmed for what you are currently doing?”  I value his opinions and I wanted to gain his perspective on this question, as it is something that I have pondered....
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7 Reasons Why I Am Grateful For Family Vacations

After spending five days of vacation with our family I returned home with a feeling of gratefulness for being immersed 24/7 with our three sons, daughter in laws, and two toddler grandsons. This protracted time of togetherness had its moments. Most family vacations do. Especially when you introduce two toddlers... Read More

10 Questions That Would Radically Change Your Organizational Culture

Is it possible to create an organizational culture where all leaders are successfully bonded around a series of common principles? An organization where all the leaders are united as one. An organization where all leaders can withstand and overcome pride and fear when personal egos confront one another. An organization... Read More

One Sure Way To Help Gain Followers

Do you want to know one sure way to help gain followers?   Focus on we not me. Care about the needs of others rather than your own. Consistently demonstrate selflessness over selfishness. Infuse your leadership with humility, care and love. Actively demonstrate selfless service to others. Serve willingly.  ... Read More

Proverbs 8 Beautifully Describes the Required Traits of a Wise Leader

The sage voice of a woman in Proverbs 8 beautifully describes the required traits of a wise leader. Focus on the highlighted words and phrases as you read. Reflect on wise leaders you admire and consider whether they demonstrate these time-honoured traits. Enjoy this superb Proverb and strive to emulate... Read More

The Unintended Outcomes of Being the King of the Mountain

As a child did you ever play the game King of the Mountain? For those of you who never played the objective is to be the first person to get to the top of a hill and then stay there. The game can get very competitive and nasty as the... Read More

Follow the Leader Can Be a Fun Game. But Only When the Leader You Follow Builds Trust

Follow the leader can be a delightful game. As a child I can remember playing it. As kids most of us saw it as a game where we could do goofy and humorous actions. Whether you were the leader or the follower the game was uplifting. Most of the time... Read More