Dr Zimmerman’s Tuesday Tip — What do the most effective leaders do?

I grew up in the Christmas tree business. Indeed, my father was a leader in the Christmas tree business. He personally planted, raised, pruned, cut, delivered, and sold hundreds of thousands of Christmas trees for 47 years.

And in many ways, he was a Santa Claus leader to so many people.… Continues

Dr Zimmerman’s Tuesday Tip — How to grow stronger relationships with better fertilizer

As a child, I remember looking into our neighbor’s yard and thinking their grass seemed so much greener than ours.  When I asked my Mom about that, she told me, “Their grass just seemed greener.  It really wasn’t.”

As an adult, I know better.… Continues

Dr Zimmerman’s Tuesday Tip — The startling question that determines your degree of success


My first career was in corrections, working as a counselor in a juvenile reformatory.  I worked with robbers, pimps, addicts, and hustlers.  And most of the boys came from really tough circumstances.

Nonetheless, I would constantly tell them that their future … their success and achievement or their failure and setback … would all be determined by their answer to one question. … Continues