See how loud silence can be

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When was the last time you experienced silence? Complete calm and quiet seems almost impossible to find. In addition to the physical sounds of vehicles, mobile phones and constant chatter, there is the noise in our own heads that rarely, if ever, settles down.

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What do you see when you look in the mirror?

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Imagine that you are part of a large family. As head of the family, it is your responsibility to make sure the children are fed, clothed, educated and generally taken care of. But what if you never left your room and assigned these tasks to a stranger? Not only would the children feel hurt and unloved but they also would not receive the same care and love that only you can provide.

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Great Leaders Share The Right Mindset

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Great leaders share the right mindset Having the right attitude can make or break a situation. The way we view the world and interact with others speaks volumes about our own personal character. The mind is powerful and the proper mindset is even more potent.
This is especially true for business leaders because so many people look to you for guidance. A leader who has a negative mindset will only frustrate and confuse people while those with the right attitude will do what leaders do best – inspire and motivate. Read More

CleanUp Your Work Environment

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Cleanup Your Work EnviornmentWe are all aware of the giant smoke stacks and chimneys that rise out of factories. The black smoke dirties the air, makes breathing difficult and leaves grey smog settling over large areas. It is the same with cars and trucks that increasingly fill the roads. The toxicity from these things is visible and obvious.
But what about the toxicity that slowly and silently spreads in the workplace? This is not so easily discernable and if allowed to grow it can become a huge problem. Read More

Life And Leadership Lessons From Stephen Hawking

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Life And Leadership Lessons From Stephen Hawking“However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there’s life, there is hope.” – Stephen Hawking
The world recently suffered a huge loss with the death of physicist Stephen Hawking, a man known for his profound intelligence and humanity. His groundbreaking work in theoretical physics and cosmology made him a rock star of the scientific world. Read More

Prioritize People And Profits Will Follow

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Prioritize People And Profits Will FollowThe world of business is thought of as a cutthroat place. Many have the perception that one must do whatever is necessary to succeed and take down the competition in the process. In a world where this type of thinking takes precedence, selfishness and greed are the overriding characteristics.
Even when one is not completely obsessed with making money at all costs, profit is the underlying factor at the majority of organizations. Read More

Being Vulnerable Shows True Strength

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Being Vulnerable Shows True Strength“The green reed which bends in the wind Is stronger than the mighty oak which breaks in a storm.”
We are often told to be strong when times are tough. Surrendering and giving in to emotions during difficult periods is viewed as showing weakness. This is especially true in the workplace and business environment.
Those who can be flexible or can show some emotion are often dismissed or ignored. Read More

Women Leaders Are A Force To Reckon With

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Women Leaders Are A Force To Reckon WithMarch marks National Women’s Month, a time set aside to honor women and their various accomplishments. Recognizing women who have achieved so much throughout their lives and have made an impact on the world is a noble and needed cause.
Honoring and acknowledging women’s capabilities may seem like a small token in the larger scheme of things but it does make a difference. When people are made aware of what women have done and can do in the future, it is inspiring and eye opening. Read More