Category Archives: Leadership Development

Self-awareness: The foundation of effective leadership

To wake up means to regain consciousness. I get it, some people need a louder alarm clock to wake up. I am not referring to a physical alarm clock, although it makes a great analogy. I am referring to the fact that something unfortunate has to happen in order for some people to recognize that […]

Debunking 3 Myths About Introverts

You may not hear them, but they are all around you, listening, talking, laughing, smiling, thinking and often watching the clock while scoping out the nearest exit. Yes, I am talking about introverts in the room. The terms introvert and extrovert were popularized by psychologist Carl Jung in the early 1900s. Introvert means to turn […]

The Value of a Systems Thinking Approach

Systems of any kind are made up of interconnected components. Common examples of systems are the human body, automobiles, earth, computers, and even an organization. In a system each part may appear to perform alright on its own, but often a change in one area can have a ripple effect throughout. In fact, this interconnectivity […]

How to Simplify and Improve Productivity

This article is featured in the second issue of Leaders and Thinkers Magazine. Recently I wrote an article about success and three things people should be doing to achieve it. One of the things was to simplify. So today I want to provide a guide on how to simplify your life, daily tasks, or even […]

An Integrated Approach to Training Management

We often hear that knowledge is power. However, in my experience, knowledge alone does not have the power to change behavior or guarantee performance. For example, I have knowledge that eating a warm brownie with ice-cream would interfere with my weight loss plan, but knowledge alone and even a Bachelor’s in Health Science does little […]