R-E-S-P-E-C-T

What you want Honey you’ve got it And what you need Baby you’ve got it   All I’m asking Is for a little respect when I come home Respect is what I want Respect is what I need Respect is what I want Respect is what I need ~ Tina Turner Everyone wants respect. Whether it is in a professional or a personal setting, we want respect. We want to be respected by our family …

Indicator Lights

Often we find things out of balance in our life. They show up in unusual ways or through abnormal behaviors. Have you ever acted or reacted in a certain way and thought, “Why did I do that? That’s not me”. Those are indicators. When things are out of balance in our lives it could be due to stress, depression, over-work, pressure, etc. When you get out of balance you will begin to do things differently, …

Stress Fractures of a Leader

Have you ever noticed how different it is to be the leader? Not only do you have the responsibility for your actions, but also for those following you. Followers have strong opinions about how the leader should lead. They critique your decisions and are quick to make public any misgivings you may have. When you work with a team like this, it causes added stress in your life as a leader. These things build up until they cause “stress fractures.” …

Have You had Your 15 Minutes of Fame?

We have all seen the news when a big event happens. The news camera usually focusses on someone who doesn’t have a clue, and the reporter asks questions. This is their time to shine in the sun. They were not expecting it nor were they prepared for it. They say things on live television that will make them kick themselves later. This was their 15 minutes of fame. Think about it, 15 minutes is not …

4 Key Leadership Facts about the Rear View Mirror

  It’s hot in Georgia. It’s so hot that my rearview mirror fell off of my windshield the other day. The glue just said, “I can’t take it anymore, I give up”. It made me start thinking about why I needed a rearview mirror any way. I was busy and it took me a couple of days to stop by the auto parts store to pick up the glue to re-attach it. In the mean time …