The secret to successful goals It’s that time of year again when lots of people are talking about making resolutions, setting an intention and creating goals for the new year.  Wonder what most people want to change?  Tied for the top three spots at 37% are: eat healthier, exercise and save more money.  Interestingly 32%…

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Forget about goals, do this instead If you set goals for this year, there’s a good chance that they will will fall into one of these categories: health, finances, relationships or job/business.  How do I know?  Aside from the fact that I spend a lot of time talking with people about their goals, here are…

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Are you a boss or a leader? Lots of the clients that I work with supervise others.   Principals guide their schools. Teachers manage their students.  Managers direct workers.   Owners of businesses supervise their employees. Here’s an important question for anyone in any of these roles:  Are you a boss or a leader? A boss…

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5 Things Great Leaders Do Differently Great leaders don’t just lead others well. They begin by leading themselves well and then go on to teach and inspire others to do the same. Whether you are a solopreneur or  a team leader, the success of your business depends on leading yourself well first. You are a…

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Leadership Style “I’m not really a people person,”  a leader at one of my DISC training sessions told me. A coworker was surprised.   Many of us have the expectation that anyone in a leadership role must be a D personality style (dominant, decisive, doer, determined) or an I personality style (inspiring, influential, interactive).  In…

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Choose Your Core Values  Have you ever thought about what your personal core values are? What about core values for your classroom? or for your family? Would it make a difference if you knew your core values and practiced them? In a previous post, I wrote about the  one question you can ask to encourage leadership skills in…

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