Have you ever watched a band and wondered how to they do it? How do so many instruments and personalities come together for one harmonious sound? For the most part, we enjoy the music at face value. Truth be told, what you see on stage belies the fact that the
It’s easy to criticize those in leadership positions. However, we should each consider and acknowledge the fact that each of us are leaders in our own right. You may be leading a sales team, a volunteer group, a sports team or your own children and family. The question is, what
I have yet to meet a person who warmly embraces or seeks out criticism, yet each of us must deal with criticism throughout our lives. How can we effectively deal with criticism and leverage it to our advantage? Some of the strongest individuals I know are those who are able
Harsh Truths for Increased Success [vimeo id=”81767499″ width=”625″ height=”352″] One of cinema’s most memorable quotes came from the film “A Few Good Men” in which Jack Nicholson’s character retorts “You can’t handle the truth!” In an age where many in society see truth as relative and subjective there are a
Want more respect? 12 ways you can increase respect from others [vimeo id=”78219510″ width=”625″ height=”352″] The iconic comedian Rodney Dangerfield said “I don’t get no respect”. Respect. It must be earned with our colleagues, borrowers, friends and family members. Respect must be present to effectively influence others, especially potential reverse
Why should you reflect upon kindergarten? Because it calls us back to our core values and a simpler time in life when things were...well let’s say more black and white.
Success. To often I’ve fallen into the trap to isolate its meaning to my career. How many applications written, loans closed, overall personal income...etc. Those are good measures of our professional & financial achievements but success is so much broader.