Category: Career

The Two Problems with the Strengths-Based Approach

Strengths-based leadership has been a popular topic for nearly two decades. I’ve had the opportunity to teach the concept and administer several strengths oriented assessments. While the strengths approach has great merit, there are a couple of problems that exist.   First, we have to make sure we don’t over-rotate toward developing our strengths and ignore Read More …

Be a Gainer, Not a Loser

Many people are thinking about losing weight this time of year. It’s by far the most popular new year’s resolutions. My good friend Tim Nations recently blogged about his mindset shift related to his goal of losing weight every year.  His new plan, in 2014, is to focus on gaining, rather than losing. No, not Read More …


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5 Ways to Be Your Best Everyday

One way to build your personal and professional brand is to commit to being you best each day. But it’s a choice you have to make. While many wake up each morning wondering how their day will go, high achievers wake up ready to make the day great. The successful create daily habits that builds Read More …


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The Power of Imperfection

Perfection is a damaging myth. The more you pursue it the further you are from it. A common fallacy is that we often believe people expect us to be perfect. The truth is, we all know that nobody can be perfect. In fact, people don’t want to be around perfection pursuing people. It’s a turn Read More …


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How to utilize Visualization for Personal Success

What if you could experience a situation before it actually happened? You can!! Your brain can make this happen and aid your ability to perform and achieve at your very best. Athletes, speakers, actors, performers, and average people like you and I have learned to use the power of visualization to reach their goals. Jerry Read More …


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The 3 Elements of Charisma

We’ve all experienced the power of charisma. You know when someone has it. You enjoy being with the person. They are interesting. They draw you in. It’s hard to distinguish exactly what it is that you like about the person, you just know you like to be with them. They inspire and motivate you. At Read More …


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The Dark Side of Goals

Goals are great and they are certainly a scientifically proven method for achieving the outcomes we have in mind.  But while goals help us focus on our desired achievements, they can easily become the very thing that keeps us from being truly successful in life. Don’t see me as a pessimist — I’m far from Read More …


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Lessons from Zig Ziglar

 “You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.”  – Zig Ziglar A legend passed away Wednesday in Dallas, Texas. Zig Ziglar, a widely popular motivational speaker, died at the age of 86. While many were teaching and speaking on subjects like sales, management, and Read More …