July 27, 2015

Interviewing for a new job can be one of the most stressful and nerve-wracking experiences in life.  Many times, preparing for an interview is a "head game" in that we psych ourselves out of putting our best foot forward and bringing a true representation of ourselves...

June 29, 2015

Your leadership style plays a big role in how you communicate. Authoritative, commanding and pace-setting leadership styles, as defined by Daniel Goleman, are much less likely to communicate as much information with their team as democratic, affiliative or pace-setting...

June 22, 2015

The benefits of positive thinking cannot be overstated.  The postitive thinker isn't necessarily the smartest or most creative person in the bunch, but the positivie thinker is usually the most productive, the most reliable and the most teachable member of the team.  A...

June 17, 2015

"Standing still teaches us composure and poise.  Stillness helps focus the risk-taker, enabling her to regulate her emotions and discern the right course of action."  - Bill Treasurer

 

TaiChi, KungFu, Yoga and other activities have become wildly popular in recent y...

June 7, 2015

 

 

What are the personalities and priorities of your team members?  Is it important to a majority of your people to have freedome to be spontaneous, creative, and whimsical, or is your team comprised primarily of ordered, structured, regimented personalities who appreci...

June 1, 2015

 

 

Even the most inexperienced leader understands the power of praise and the impact that it can have on individuals and the team as a whole.  Praise is one of the most powerful training and motiviational tools leaders have!  When a team makes great gains or accomplishe...

May 29, 2015

 

 

A leadership style that is controlling creates a toxic, minimally productive workplace.  The danger of controlling leadership is that an enviroment of diminished trust, hindered communication, stifled initiative, divisiveness, and a climate of apprehension and ambigu...

April 16, 2015

Did you know that your internal dialogue, and the feelings it creates within you, shape the way you view and respond to those around you?  Did you know that it's largely your internal dialogue that causes you to react or manage a stressful situation in a certain way?

 

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