• Making Your Weaknesses Relevant

    One on the most misunderstood statements today is this: “Focus on your strengths and make your weaknesses irrelevant.”  Every time I hear or read it, I cringe and think, “What if your weaknesses are relevant?” ... [more]

  • 10 Tips to Help You Achieve Your Goals

    How would you like to increase the odds of achieving your goals?  Whether you desire to lose weight, create financial independence, build a healthy marriage, or raise responsible children, the formula for achieving any goal is the same. Here are 10 tips in... [more]

  • The Secret to Becoming an Effective Leader

    After taking the last year off from my writing, I’m back! I am going to commit to writing at least one new article a month sharing some of... [more]

  • 10 Life Guiding Decisions

    There’s no denying the fact that our lives are a mirror image of the decisions we make. Sure there may be a rare exception—such as a maj... [more]

  • 15 Ways to Increase Your Value and Influence at Work

    Put yourself in the position of the owner of your business or the leader of your organization. What qualities would you look for in the employee whom you would advance within your management structure? If you had to lay ... [more]

  • Take Control of Your Life by Setting Boundaries

    Do you keep agreeing to do tasks you don’t have time to do? Do you allow people to interrupt you at their whim? Do you allow your children to ignore your requests? Do you allow people to treat you with disrespect? If you want to experience less stress, en... [more]

  • The Ultimate Rapport Accelerator

    Rapport is the process of building an amicable relationship—an emotional bond—between people based on trust, understanding, and a sharing of each other’s interests and concerns. It’s an attraction built on mutual liking, empathy, and camaraderie. Ea... [more]

  • The Power of Non-Verbal Communication

    You have no doubt heard the proverb—Actions speak louder than words. It’s true. Your body is a crucial part of communicating your inn... [more]

  • 15 Ways to Increase Your Influence in Meetings

    Meeting with groups of people is something we all experience. Whether it’s board meetings, business meetings, office meetings, church meetings, or small group meetings, you can do some simple things to build your perso... [more]