Musings, Meditations and the Occasional Mind Trip

Keeping Your Priorities In A “Now-Driven” World

Have you ever walked into your office and been blasted with being overwhelmed before you even sit down?  Or into a room in your home that you have been “planning” to de-clutter for months?  You dread being there and you… Continue Reading →

Hey Mr. Customer. . .you AREN’T always right!

The customer is always right.   For so long we’ve been taught as a product-buying, consumerist public that this idea is true that we’ve created a culture of petulant, narcissistic people that treat others with a level of nastiness that… Continue Reading →

Getting Things Done – Reclaiming Your Life

I have become somewhat obsessed recently over a productivity “system” that has sucked me into the vortex. If you are anything like me, you have tried several “time management” systems over the course of many years.  I’ve tried many both… Continue Reading →

Learning the Hard Way – Teaching Our Youth About Money

Many of today’s youth are receiving a disservice from us as parents, teachers, leaders and role models. I’m talking about the rampant spending and lack of financial self-discipline that presents our youth with an image that money grows on trees…. Continue Reading →

Lack of Self-Discipline – a Confessional

Forgive me for stating the obvious here but, for any person who wants to emerge as a leader in any organization, tremendous self-discipline is a required trait.  I think it is also true that even the best leaders will stumble… Continue Reading →

The Exponential Leadership Goal for 2016

I wish I could claim this piece as my own.  I tried to hit the “reblog” button but it posted on my old, privatized site and not this one.  This was a great piece to read and teaches us some… Continue Reading →

Managing Your Priorities in the Holiday Season

Remembering Our Priorities With another holiday season upon us, our work lives tend to fall into two categories.  We are either incredibly busy and need to work every hour to stay above water.  Or it is our slow season, with… Continue Reading →

Do Good Leaders Compromise?

Leaders are faced with a myriad of decisions every day and many times will have to compromise to make the business machine run smoothly. By definition a compromise is:  a settlement of differences by mutual concessions; an agreement reached by… Continue Reading →

Vertical Lines

This was a great post to read first thing this morning. It is a great reminder than some of those who annoy us the most are the ones who need our leadership the most. Let’s remember that and not turn… Continue Reading →

Be a Fair Leader by Treating Employees Like Chess Pieces, Not Checkers

This is an interesting piece. How many times have we had leaders say we need to treat everyone the same? I would submit, these leaders are not leaders but managers. Real leaders know that this is impossible and will get… Continue Reading →

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