Leadership

Working Hard Toward Simplicity

I came across this quote by Steve Jobs, and felt like I needed to share it. One of the core focuses of this site is simplicity. It’s not always easy, but it is worth it. Question: Do you agree with this?

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Don’t Give Up – You Can Go Farther Than You Think You Can

I periodically like to watch “Facing the Giants” (great movie!), or have it playing in the background. I had it on yesterday while I was doing some work, and felt like I needed to share this clip. As I’ve mentioned, I’m taking some time to scale back in some areas of my life so I…

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Even Superman Has to Take Off His Cape

I’m not really Superman. I’m not even Clark Kent. But, sometimes I like to put on his cape and pretend. Growing up, I used to use a towel, pillow case, or small blanket around my shoulders and neck. I would turn myself into Superman. There was even a  little while that I had a real,…

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10 Simple Steps to Education from Wisdom Meets Passion

In episode #011, I interviewed Dan Miller about pursuing work you love. Part of the discussion included parts of his recent book, Wisdom Meets Passion. We didn’t talk about education in the podcast, but he outlines 10 simple steps to advance your education without acquiring massive student loan debt. Here’s a basic outline of his…

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Takeaways from the EntreLeadership Event

Yesterday, I shared several benefits of attending various events and conferences. Today, I’ll share a few takeaways that I had from the EntreLeadership event I attended last Friday. They had a mind to work Nehemiah 4:6 says that Nehemiah and those that helped him were able to build the wall because they had a mind…

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3 Benefits of Attending an Event or Conference

Last week, I went to the EntreLeadership 1-Day event. It was a great opportunity for me to be able to enhance my personal growth, expand my business and leadership knowledge, and build a little to my network. Tomorrow, I’ll share some of the takeaways I had, but I want to first take the opportunity to…

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How to Understand Different Personality Styles

I took the DiSC Profile myself about a month ago. It revealed what I thought, I was a high “C.” If you’re not familiar with the DiSC, you maybe wondering what in the world that is. In chapter 7 of EntreLeadership, Dave Ramsey speaks about dealing with people. He goes through and explains the hiring…

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4 Steps to Simpify the Sales Process (or Reviving a Dead Salesman)

I am a salesman. And so are you. No, not like a car or door-to-door salesman. That type of selling isn’t what I’m talking about. Although these principles would make those types if salesmen get better reputations. I tried to sell knives once, Cutco to be exact. They were a great product, but at a…

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Time Management the EntreLeadership Way

This Friday (April 19th) I will be going to the EntreLeadership 1-Day event in Oklahoma City. I’ll be sharing a couple tidbits from the book, EntreLeadership. Today, I want to look at time management. I tend to have difficulty with time management. I have great intentions, but I tend to let things slip. In chapter 4,…

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Slowly Building a Platform

Note: This is a re-post from last May. I have added to it and enhanced it to show a little bit of the progress I’ve made personally. New content is below the infographic. If we want to be effective in getting our message out – whether it is by teaching, preaching, or some other method…

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