Monkey See – Monkey Do

My father who is a student of psychology, having received his graduate degree in that particular field has always formed his perception of behavior and parenting skills based upon that foundation. The other day, after a family gathering, he and I were talking and he shared with me his observations of one of his grandsons. … [Read more…]

Respect by Being True to Our Words

An essential aspect of maintaining respect in the workplace is by being true to our words. Many a times, we may find ourselves over-promising, and this naturally leads to us under-delivering. Naturally, this would cause disappointment in the team members whom we have made the promise to, as they were primed to expect highly but … [Read more…]

What to Do When Alcoholics Lie

I used to get so frustrated with the constant lies. Why in the world does an alcoholic have to lie so much? There seems to be two things that are working against each other that will never be resolved. They are opposing forces that repel one another like magnetic opposites. I’ve learned how to handle … [Read more…]

Leadership – Do You Have What It Takes?

Having what it takes to show leadership depends on your context. Are you in charge of a large number of people or none at all? To influence people, can rely on factual evidence and technical knowledge or do you need to appeal to human values or rights? There is also your definition of leadership to … [Read more…]

Why Leaders Must Conquer The Budget MAZE

One of the aspects of being an effective leader that many individuals either fear, dread or avoid, is paying necessary and keen attention to maintaining and preserving the highest degree possible of financial and fiscal health for his organization. So much time and effort have been focused on a leader’s need to capably delegate that … [Read more…]

Who is an Internet Addict?

Internet addiction has now become a known addiction. Approximately 6%-10% of online surfers are internet addicts. More than 18 million people worldwide suffer from web addiction. Although some may think that this type of addiction is not as serious as the well known alcohol and drug addictions, but it is. Parents who are internet addicts … [Read more…]

How to Develop Your Leadership Skills

If you are a manager, chances are you may at some point want to step into a leadership role. Making the step from managing to leading is one of the biggest steps that you will make in your career. So what can you do to develop your leadership skills so that you step into the … [Read more…]

Facilitative Leadership – The “Easy Way”

It’s an awesome place to be when we’re with people–a team of people–all pulling together under fun and inspirational leadership. Not all team situations are allowed this quantity of latitude due mainly to variant circumstances that at times demand steep discipline and focus, but a team environment that finds itself occasionally, no, frequently buoyant is … [Read more…]

Great Leaders Overcome Difficulties

There are many traits, qualities, qualifications, training needs, learning, and commitment necessities to become an effective leader. In the past more than three decades, I have dedicated myself to assisting those ascending to, or considering leadership. The well over a thousand individuals have had varying degrees of results, and much of the variance is due … [Read more…]