self development

What kind of leader was Jesus Christ?

What Kind of Leader Do You Choose to Be?

How do you make a difference in the world today? It seems like we’re always being challenged to become better leaders. But at a time where we can all impact the world in our own ways, why do we strive to be more like everyone else we know? What kind…

Have you developed your personal leadership capabilities?

Why Strong Professional Leaders are Strong Personal Leaders First

“A man without decision of character can never be said to belong to himself . . . . He belongs to whatever can make captive of him.” ~ John Foster What is personal leadership? Simply put, it’s you being a strong leader of yourself. It’s you being in control of…

To Thine Own Self Be True

Perhaps there is no more fundamental ethical value pertinent to trustworthiness than honesty.

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Your Secret Weapon

I’ve got a secret weapon in life, do you? So, what’s my secret weapon? I started my career selling Kirby vacuum cleaners on the streets of Cleveland in 1983. It was a tough job, the sweepers were $1,000 each and I had to find my own appointments. We had a…

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Making Your Goals Count in 2012

As we enter into this New Year we all tend to have a heightened sense of the opportunities and possibilities that 2012 can bring. The need for goal-setting becomes more obvious and clear. And the great thing about goal-setting is you can keep it as simple or get as elaborate…

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Conclusion of Nine Things More Important Than Capital

Thank you for coming back for the conclusion of Nine Things More Important Than Capital.  Yesterday, the blog covered the first five things more important than capital; time, desperation, determination, courage, and ambition.  It’s interesting to note that most of these things are personal characteristics that anyone can develop.  Nine…

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Where Did My New Years’ Resolution Go?

9 Strategies To Rescue Those Resolutions! By Dan S. Kennedy Resolve comes easily on December 31st. By March of the new year, the resolutions made are in disarray, compromised, abandoned. And the resolute determination to make this year, finally, the year you stick to ‘em, forgotten altogether. This is not…