Third in a series of suggested responses to the Coronavirus situation. As leaders, it is essential we live in the question, “now what?” and, most importantly, make wise choices based on our individual circumstances. June Entrepreneurial Ideas Thomas Jefferson piece on Power of Vision, Declaration, and Right Context Weekly blogs on The Power of Vision… Read more »
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“Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness” ….. “All men are created equal” ……. I love colonial history, and especially enjoy relating it to life and business today. Here are some of my thoughts, and a write up discussing Jefferson, plus a link to a blog on the “Power of a Declaration”. Speaking Leader to… Read more »
April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826 A Summary of His LifeFirst in a series of write ups on our first Presidents General Information Born into Virginia plantation life, father died when he was 14 A renaissance man/idealist who studied throughout his life (law, constitutions, languages, history science, agriculture, architecture and more. Polite, restrained and… Read more »
Speaking Leader to Leader: Confronted with the C virus environment, as leaders we must keep our stress levels in optimum range so we can support others right. If we don’t address our own stress problems, we will be unable to assist others in similar circumstances. The DISC tool mentioned below, and insights from three renowned… Read more »
Speaking Leader to Leader Second in a series of “Now What” given the COVID virus environment we are all facing. How we need to transform our selling process. Selling to Opportunities Most selling is to needs. You get hungry, see, and then stop at a McDonald’s and eat. You promote a product, program or service,… Read more »
Why bother? What does support really mean? How do you create it? Why bother? Most people think of support as something that happens to them. I believe it is something that you create. Without the right support, your vision, mission, goals and values (be they individual, company or departmental) will be very difficult to achieve…. Read more »
What Does P.S.T. Stand For? P.S.T. stands for the right People, right Structure, and right Tools in your life so you create the support you truly need (versus what your ego wants) for yourself, your team or your company. Why this is critical to all leaders? Without the right support, the success and satisfaction you… Read more »
All of us at some time or another fall prey to becoming victims of our own choices. We experience stress and if we unknowingly choose denial, blaming, or shaming, it can cause unnecessary suffering. While we all experience unpleasant circumstances in life, it’s helpful to remember what Victor Frankl, an Auschwitz survivor, said: “When faced… Read more »
Do you put a lot of stock in your and other’s opinions? Do you have a distinction between opinion and commitment? What really matters? Unfortunately, most of us tend to think our opinions are important. If you listen to the radio, read newspapers or are active on social media, opinions on everything under the sun… Read more »
“The only thing worse than ignorance is arrogance” Albert Einstein In most Western cultures, we’re born into and grow up in the context of “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness”. It’s at the very foundation of our way of life, bred into nearly every thought. We soon learn, however, that life and the pursuit… Read more »
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Using the DiSC has helped in many ways in my business as a recruiter. It helps me understand differe...Pam Anderson, Anderson Enterprises
Using DISC makes recruiting easier and more effective from beginning to end. In writing a recruitmen...Scott U., owner of a recruiting/employee alignment firm
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I use the DISC in two ways. 1) When selling to future clients, I ask some upfront questions to the d...Lou C., vice president business development, ARS Technology, Inc.
DISC has been very helpful to me in understanding myself and others better as well as how to better ...Jim Waszak, Dynamic Sales Innovations, Inc.