It was a major turning point in my life. I had earned the CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) and been inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame, along with the likes of President Ronald Reagan, General Colin Powell, and best-selling authors Ken Blanchard and Jack Canfield. … Read Full Article
You are always leading people somewhere. The question is … Do you know where?
If you asked someone whether or not he or she was a leader, they would probably say “no.” They don’t have any particular leadership title. They might even add such self-deprecating comments as “I’m just an IT guy … or … I’m just a salesperson … or … I’m just a homemaker.”
When I worked in sales, occasionally I’d hear a fellow salesperson say, “Selling wouldn’t be so bad if it weren’t for the customers.” And when I taught at the university, occasionally I’d hear another professor say, “I really enjoy teaching. It’s the students I can’t stand.”
What they didn’t understand was how to build a relationship with their customers and students.… Read Full Article
I’m working in Israel this week and just came across a bit of ancient wisdom that applies to all of us. It explains clearly why some people, who have so little going for them, accomplish so much. And why other people, who have so much going for them, accomplish so little.… Read Full Article