Calculated Moves

Originally posted on Live Love Learn Laugh Lead:
Leading well is an artful craft that requires calculated moves. Living well is much the same, an artful craft that requires calculated moves. It is rare I do anything that is not calculated. Forgive me, it’s the process improvement geek in me. If I can’t improve upon…

The Serving Leader

Kenneth R. Jennings is a best-selling author, speaker, and active consultant in organizational leadership, serving as Chairman of Third River Partners. John Stahl-Wert is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and expert in growing great leaders, serving as Director of the Center for Serving Leadership. Together they co-authored The Serving Leader – now revised and updated for the 10th Anniversary Edition and available […]

Fear and Failure-The Emotional Constraints of Leaders

Originally posted on Live Love Learn Laugh Lead:
< As a leader we can be the driver of the emotional constraints not only of our employees, but also ourselves. Which type of emotional constraints affect you most in your teams? Fear of being criticized? Fear of making a mistake and looking foolish? Avoiding conflict in…

Everything I Know About Leadership I Learned at the Gym

This is a blog from more than a year ago but the principles hold true for me today! Everything I know about leadership, I learned at the gym. Okay, maybe not everything, but I’ve learned an awful lot. I’ve learned that there are quite a few fitness habits that if used as a catalyst in […]

What Students Really Need to Hear

It’s 4 a.m.  I’ve struggled for the last hour to go to sleep.  But, I can’t.  Yet again, I am tossing and turning, unable to shut down my brain.  Why?  Because I am stressed about my students.  Really stressed.  I’m so stressed that I can only think to write down what I really want to…

Conditioning Your Mind, Body and Spirit For an Optimal Life…

Originally posted on Peak Performance Mindset via Bob Choat:
I read recently that only about a third of Americans describe themselves as very happy.  There has been a continued drop in that area.  Yes, the economy has to do something with it and yet, there’s also something profoundly deeper that has led to this feeling.…

Focus and Spring Forward

Time change tonight! I look forward to this day every year. I love moving that clock forward. I hear all of the whines about losing an hour. Wha wha…… Whats the difference between those that look forward to it and those that do not? Who knows? For me I am greatly excited to gain more […]

A Serving of Compassion

One of the greatest forms of showing compassion to our “selves” is in the choices we make in the foods we consume. Each of our bodies crave different, each of our bodies run clean and lean on different choices. Trust your body and allow it to guide you to the foods that best support your […]

Got Ethics? The Five P’s of Ethical Power

Have you got the Five “P’s”? Got Ethics? The Five P's of Ethical Power.

Fitness and Leadership

What do they have to do with each other? Everything I learned about leadership I learned at the gym! I’ll share right here on Thursday March 7th!