Category Archive: Book Notes

Simple Question – Profound Shift

Don’t feel bad if you haven’t mastered the shift from serving self to serving others. It’s a journey. I don’t know about you, but self-serving attitudes come naturally to me. Servant-leadership is aspiration… Continue reading

How to Rise Above Overworked and Overwhelmed

How can you overcome things that prevent you from being at your best? “There are simple, relatively easy steps you can take to pull your life from the brink.  I’m confident that working harder… Continue reading

What John Maxwell Learned from John Wooden

John Maxwell said, “As a young leader … I was always in a hurry. I gave a lot of directions and asked very few questions… I was often wrong but seldom in doubt.”… Continue reading

John Maxwell’s Hatchet Committee

Frazzled ineffective leaders can’t say “no.” Leaders who can’t commit to priorities end up over-committed to trivialities. Over-committed leaders fall short of their potential. Bag it before you snag it: The power of “no”… Continue reading

Five Common Beliefs that Sabotage Sincere Leaders

Wrong beliefs sabotage sincere leaders. Sincerity doesn’t compensate for ignorance.   Sincere people adopt beliefs and practices that block success. Everyone does. With time and reflection you learn and adapt, or you crash. Five common… Continue reading

Courage to Take a Different Path

The most frightening thing in life is reaching for what lies deepest in your heart. You won’t get there alone. Mentors ignite courage and fuel progress. This post is based on my conversation… Continue reading