Archive for the Infuence Category

The 5 Pillars Of Influential Leadership – Part 11: My Communication

This is the 11th of 16 weekly installments on The 5 Pillars of Influential Leadership.  Every Thursday, I will break down the 5 Pillars and show you how becoming and influential leader will not only improve your job skills but your personal life as well. The 5 Pillars is a project that I have been […]


Guatemala – An Outward Experience For An Inward Journey

All the lessons learned yesterday made this morning run much smoother.  As the news spread about the work we have been doing, additional requests were received for more.  Several team members pulled double duty today to accommodate the requests for additional transformation. As my translator Anai and I entered our transport vehicle this morning, the […]


Lost Leadership – Paterno, Tressel, Payton … What Happened?

I am sure that by now, everyone has heard about Joe Paterno and the on-going allegations of his involvement in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.  Still on-going, at least as a topic of discussion, is the year long suspension of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton for his involvement in a bounty program that […]


The Law of Magnetism – Who Are You Attracted To?

The Law of Magnetism states that “Who you are is who you attract.”  I guess the first question is who are you?  Take a look at the people that you spend the most time with (by choice not job position) and chances are you are going to see quite a few similarities.  Now consider the […]


7 Ways to Enhance Your Potential – Help From A Mentor

How many times have you heard the phrase “he (or she) has great upside potential” used when someone is speaking of future success of an individual?  I am sure we all understand the concept of potential, but when we hear conversations about potential, why do we rarely hear about what that person needs to do […]


The Law of Intuition – The Insight Of A Leader

  Today we celebrate our Nation’s Independence Day.  I wonder what level of intuition influenced our founding fathers, our original leaders, in founding this County.  John Maxwell in his The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership states: “Successful leaders see every situation in terms of available resources: money, raw materials, technology, and people.  They can sense […]