Model the characteristics you want your business and employees to have. 5. Honesty Few things can hurt a business relationship as badly as one person having a hidden agenda. Honesty isn’t just about lying: it’s about misrepresenting the facts and withholding information too. Don’t keep relevant parties out of the loop. 4. Care Sometimes, you […]
I rarely read entire books. It’s sad but true–business books are often packed with fluff–meaningless platitudes, irrelevant examples, motivational happy speak, etc… Even the best books have a great deal of information that just isn’t worth it for me. But, there are often invaluable nuggets of wisdom within the fluff. Sorting through the fluff: I […]
In his latest book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, Maxwell once again challenges readers with new leadership insight. I have been a fan of Maxwell for quite some time, and found his latest book some of his best work. The Law of Intentionality jumped out at me immediately. Intentionality is an extremely important predictor […]
Humility: Personality and charisma are great, but humility is what really draws people to someone. Discipline: There truly is no substitute for hard work. Consistency counts. It takes discipline to be consistent.
51% of U. S. businesses will give clients Christmas gifts this year, compared to 43% last holiday season. Now is the perfect time to start a new Christmas tradition for your business. Obviously, you’ll want to include a handwritten note or a small card with your gift. A simple “Happy Holidays” can go a long […]
“It’s time for us to take risks, be bold, and fail forward. It’s time for us to be fearless”–TEDx MidAtlantic 2012 I attended TEDx MidAtlantic last week. The theme for 2012 was “Be Fearless.” This was my first TEDx event, so I wasn’t sure what to expect at first. I’ve been inspired by the TED […]
In the latest issue of Success, John Maxwell gave an insightful interview in anticipation of his latest book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, coming out shortly. Here are some of the most important takeaways from the article. Reflect. Take the time to think and ask questions about your experiences. Just a few minutes a day can […]