Our Youth: Getting a Good Return On Your Investment

Posted Posted in Leadership, Teens, Values, Young Adults

Investing in young people is good for our communities. Consider the downside of not investing in youth: high school drop outs, drug addicted teens, gang violence, teen pregnancies, and teen suicides. Many of these ills can be avoided or mitigated if adults take more proactive measures. Many of these young people are looking for their […]

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Creativity and Leadership

Posted Posted in Goal Setting, Leadership, Personal Growth

Creativity, as has been said, consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know. Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted. ~George Kneller Do you find yourself always playing catch up?  Are always marveling over the […]

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New Year New You

Posted Posted in Goal Setting, Leadership, Personal Growth

Between 25 and 40 percent of Fortune 500 companies use executive coaches, according to the Hay Group, a major human-resources consultancy. Lee, Hecht, Harrison, the world’s leading career management firm, derives a full 20% of its revenues from executive coaching. (The Business Case for Coaching by David Lassiter) Want to know the secret behind Leonardo […]

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How to Win

Posted Posted in Leadership, Team Work, Values

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy. ~ Sir Isaac Newton We find ourselves in all kinds of situations in which we must assert what we know is the right course of action against the “better judgement” of others. These “others” are just as sure that their ideas are correct. […]