One More Act of Kindness

“A person struggles, you help. A door needs to be opened. You open it. A piece of trash is in your path. You pick it up and throw it away. A child needs some extra attention. You give it. A job needs to be completed. You do it. One more act of kindness a week...

Winning the Respect of Others

“Leaders who win the respect of others are the ones who deliver more than they promise – not the ones who promise more than they can deliver.” – Mark A. Clement Save and...

Productive Failure or Unproductive Success?

“Uncommon Sense says that a productive failure is better than a non productive success. A productive failure is a failure that, upon analysis, teaches us something that can lead to future success. Non-productive success is success that we achieve but don’t...

Facing Misfortune

“If you want to have a full and happy life, in good times and in bad, you have to get used to the idea that facing misfortune squarely is better than trying to escape from it.” – Norman Fischer Save and...

Change Ourselves

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor Frankl Save and...

Lead at a Higher Level

“Nothing is wrong with accomplishing goals, but when you focus solely on results, you miss the big picture. As a result, things like morale and job satisfaction will tend to fall by the wayside. Leading at a higher level is the process of achieving worthwhile...

Good Performance and Positive Response

“The more attention you pay to a behavior, the more it will be repeated. Accentuating the positive and redirecting the negative are the best tools for increasing productivity. Killer-whale trainers know that when you don’t pay a lot of attention to what...

Simplify and Focus

“I’ve been studying and working with extraordinary organizations and top-performing individuals for over 30 years. The most common and powerful factor in all of their successes has been the ability to simplify and focus. The two go hand-in-hand, because in...