LOSING: WHY IT IS ACTUALLY GOOD FOR YOU

LOSING: WHY IT IS ACTUALLY GOOD FOR YOU

No one enjoys losing, but it is inevitable.  Everyone at some point in life will have to face coming up short.  In the past year, we all have made mistakes and poor decisions that ended up resulting in an unfavorable outcome.  It’s part of life.

Please reflect on the current year’s losses and defeats.  After you finish reflecting, you will discover two things about losing.

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THE MAKING OF A GREAT LEADERSHIP TEAM

THE MAKING OF A GREAT LEADERSHIP TEAM

The key to any individual or organization’s success starts from within.  Whether you are attempting to accomplish an individual or a team goal, we need a team.  But more importantly, you need a team with great leadership.

Every great team is comprised of a variety people with exceptional individual talent.  Be that as it may, the strength of the team lies in each individual contributing his or her gift to the greater whole. 

Let’s take a look at what a great leadership team looks like.  Here are 4 leadership styles needed to make up a great leadership team.

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RENEWING YOUR LEADERSHIP

RENEWING YOUR LEADERSHIP

What do you do when you car’s gas tank is close to being empty?  Of course, you would refuel.  Well, what do you do when you are having a leadership burnout?  Then it is time to renew your leadership.

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by stress.  It occurs when a person feels overwhelmed, emotionally spent, and / or unable to meet the constant demands.  If you are suffering from leadership burnout, here are four ways to renew your leadership.

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SUCCESS IS IN YOUR STRATEGY

SUCCESS IS IN YOUR STRATEGY

I’ve never heard anyone say, “I don’t care about being successful.”  Everyone wants to be successful.  Of course, each individual’s idea of what success looks like is different.

 Over the last half of a decade, I have heard more authors writing about significance over success.  At one time, I jumped on that bandwagon.  Truth is, we cannot have significance without success.  Let me explain.

Here are a five strategies to achieve success and significance.

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5 THINGS TO GIVE AWAY TO STRENGTHEN YOUR LEADERSHIP

5 THINGS TO GIVE AWAY TO STRENGTHEN YOUR LEADERSHIP

Although leadership is dynamic, it does have a level of simplicity.  The greatest leaders understand that leadership simply starts with leading self.  This is what the greatest leaders all know.  However to lead first yourself and others, you must first give away a few things that can negatively affect your leadership.  Here are 5 things you should give away to strengthen your leadership.

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PROFITABLE STRATEGIES OF LEADERS

PROFITABLE STRATEGIES OF LEADERS

Sometimes all we need is a slight shift in perspective or strategy to bring about profitable outcomes.  What if there was a way to develop stronger relationships?  What if there were ways of creating financial independence?  What If there were ways of securing your dream job?  What if there was a way for you to live the life you’ve always wanted to live?

With the right strategy you can accomplish just about anything.  Let me share a few strategies that will help you profit as a leader.

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HOW TO LEAD IN A CRISIS

HOW TO LEAD IN A CRISIS

Imagine you are the one receiving the first call in the middle of a serious crisis.  What would you do?  What problem would you address first?  Who would you recruit to help you think and address the myriad of problems?  Would you focus on managing or leading during the crisis?

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POWERING YOUR LEADERSHIP

POWERING YOUR LEADERSHIP

What are the first things that come to mind when you hear the word energy?

After a taking a small poll from a few leaders within our online community of leaders, these leaders consistently mentioned two words when discussing leadership and energy - strength and power.

Some people may think that energy is overrated, but leaders that successfully lead understand the importance of energy with their leadership.

Energy is the capacity to exert power.  In other words, energy is the ability to lead or influence others.

The idea of leadership energies has been around for a long time.  Here are 5 types of energies you need to be aware of to help strengthen your leadership skills.

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A LEADER’S WORST ENEMY

A LEADER’S WORST ENEMY

A leader will face many challenges as they evolve and develop.  In the process of growing as a leader, there is one common challenge every leader will face.

I have had the privilege of interviewing and coaching some phenomenal leaders with exceptional skill and great vision.  However, most of these leaders have all shared how the common worst enemy of any leader is self.

Here are 5 ways to avoid getting in your own way of growing and achieving as a leader.

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NO-NONSENSE LEADERSHIP TIPS

NO-NONSENSE LEADERSHIP TIPS

Leadership is simple, but it can also get a little complicated because you are leading people.  For this reason, no-nonsense leadership is a polarizing topic.  It will create discomfort and inspiration at the same time.

Leadership is about showing people you care, but also taking care of your business at the same time.  So I have come up a few no-nonsense tips to empower your leadership.

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POWERING YOUR VISION

POWERING YOUR VISION

Do you have vision when it comes to your life?  How are you powering your vision?   

There is an art to making your vision a reality.  Here are three strategies and leadership actions you will need if you would like to power your vision.

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WRITE YOUR OWN STORY

WRITE YOUR OWN STORY

We are all inspired by a good story. What is your story?

No matter how many stories have been written or told, no one has your story.  Your story is unique.  It is this uniqueness that will lead you to your success.  With that said, here are 3 ways to write your own story.

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9 OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS

9 OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS

What does a successful entrepreneur look like?  Many people want to be a successful entrepreneur, but don’t feel like they can actually achieve it.  So this is why I would like to share nine entrepreneurs and their success stories.

Here are nine of the most successful entrepreneurs...

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AFFIRMATION FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

AFFIRMATION FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

There are some who believe affirmations are unrealistic “wishful thinking.”  However, affirmations are proven strategic methods of self-improvement because of their ability to rewire the brain.

Before you dive into entrepreneurship, you should start with the article Self-Assessment for Entrepreneurship.  After you have assessed your heart, then you will need The Blueprint of Entrepreneurship.

Getting started is great, but you will need fuel along the way to help create momentum for your present and future success.  This is where affirmations will assist you.

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THE BLUEPRINT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

THE BLUEPRINT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ou may be interested in starting a business, but are unsure about where to start.  A good start would be to read the last article, Self-Assessment for Entrepreneurship.  After you answer those questions, you will be ready to make the next step.

If you don’t know where to start as an entrepreneur, don’t worry because you are not alone.  What I was told by my parents all my life is a fact that many people are aware of, which is - If you discover something you love to do, you all never have to work a day in your life.  For this reason, more people are creating and starting work they love.  This work is usually designed to fit with their life goals.  If you want to be your own boss, wait no longer and start now.

Here is a Blueprint of 8 Tips to Get You Started as an Entrepreneur...

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SELF-ASSESSMENT FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

SELF-ASSESSMENT FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The purpose of this article is for examination.  As your coach, I will help you get to the heart of the matter.  Together, let’s examine your heart, soul, mind, gifts, abilities, talents, and your potential to be the entrepreneur that you want to be.  You can do this!

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7 WAYS TO DEVELOP MENTAL TOUGHNESS

7 WAYS TO DEVELOP MENTAL TOUGHNESS

Think back on all the times when you have failed or came short of meeting your goal, in those situations what was the common denominator?

In most situations, you will discover that there may have been some form of mental weakness.  Before you disagree or stop reading this blog, let me explain why I say this.

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3 WAYS TO ACCELERATE YOUR SUCCESS

3 WAYS TO ACCELERATE YOUR SUCCESS

Success is something everyone wants, but some are unwilling to do what it takes to receive it.  There are no shortcuts to success, but there are ways of accelerating your success.

Here are 3 strategies that will help to accelerate your success.

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