I’m a big advocate of grace. Maybe it’s because I need it so much in my own life. Maybe it’s because I’ve seen the frailties and weaknesses in all of us: inconsistent, awkward, insecure, overwhelmed, hesitant, failing, hurt, unsure of ourselves, broken, and, well, human. But more than anything I think it’s because I’ve seen … More Grace-Full Living
The single greatest thing you can do as a Servant Leader is unwrap the potential that is within each person who reports to you. It is the season to give, and the gift you can give each person is the gift of themselves. Give them to them. That’s an enduring present. That’s a present that … More Unwrap Potential
When it comes to servant leadership nothing is more significant than the ability to see something small you can do for someone at any given moment. The S-Factor as I call it, is the key to followership, because when you lead from that position, people will willingly follow you. So, here is a list of … More It’s about the little things
Sometimes we as leaders (and parents) get tired of questions. We just want people, whether our children or employees to do what we said. We don’t want them to ask why. We just want them to get on with it and move ahead. We tell them to do things because we know what we’re doing. … More Because I said so….
To be a true learner, you start from a posture of humility. You start knowing you don’t know everything. You start knowing there is much you still must learn. You start knowing you need something you don’t have. You start knowing you have a lot of room to grow, and a lot to know. The … More The Humility of Learning
Every day, and every moment is a gift. Yet, for so many of us, we look back and realize we’ve lost something. We didn’t lose time, per se, but we lost opportunities, moments, and chances to connect, to enjoy, to appreciate, or to spend time with the people we love. Those who have lost a … More The Day of Opportunities
I don’t know about you but I have difficulty with perfect people. Maybe it’s because I’m not perfect. Maybe it’s because I’m so far from perfect it’s ridiculous. Maybe it’s because I’ve failed miserably, in view for all to see on multiple occasions. I’ve known great success and but also incredible failure. My difficulty with … More Please Fail a little
Everyday, we get a chance to bring the best of ourselves to our work. We can contribute. We can access and use the gifts and strengths which lie within each of us. We can make our organizations better. We can make our team better, and because of us bring out the best in our colleagues … More Celebrate Labor