From the Heart

 

Re-Center

Are you on course and can you still see the path?  If not, now what? We are all familiar with utilizing our navigation systems, Google Map etc. to help us reach our destinations.  Sometimes with voice and sometimes not. We set a destination and just follow the yellow...

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I Think vs I Believe

Some might say this is more semantics vs a true distinction of uncertainty or just throwing an idea out there without real confidence.  Well I think... no I believe there is a real psychological opportunity here to explore on the surface.  I also believe to be true we...

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Please Don’t Label Me!!!

My son Jackson created a label and gave it to me the other day. “Dad I love you from Jackson”  I appreciated his thought and creativity in utilizing the label maker to send me a message; which so touched my heart.  Later that day, I began thinking of the ‘label maker’...

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Appeasing vs Serving

Where are you showing up but not really serving your relationships?  Go ahead and take a moment to look at your key relationships; the ones you know that really matter for a variety of reasons.  You know the who, I am asking you about the how.  The how you serve them...

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Want more time? Create it!!

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” — Michael Althsuler How many times have you heard someone say, “I just don’t have enough time?”  1000, maybe more, I always laugh when I hear this, for time is one of the few things in our control. There...

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Connect vs Connection

Are you just hanging around or are you truly connected with those in your community?  How do you know and do you really care?  Are deep meaningful connections important to you and your work or will a world of Friends, Likes and Contacts serve you and your goals? We...

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A REAL Look Inside YOU

A look inside may drive critical shifts….. When is the last time you looked inside you?  I mean really look inside?  How is your structure in your spine, your hips and shoulders? Are you running at a hundred percent efficiency?  Where are you blocked or stuck from...

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Sustainable Leadership

What does that mean in your organization and the individuals you lead? Often as a Leader we do not look ahead to see how our role will continue even if we step aside. Are we serving and developing our team members to grow into new roles and new opportunities creating...

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Tis the Season to BE

This time of year as we celebrate with family, friends and clients, is also a time that we reflect on our relationships with those around us.  The people we lead daily, those we learn from and our direct reports.  Often we think of our leadership role happening at...

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How Do I Occur???

Am I in-touch with how others perceive me?   What is your perception of 'self' as you believe others see YOU? We are all guilty of being unaware at times of how others really perceive us.  Often times we would rather not take the time to truly know or we take it for...

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The Power of the Possible

BEing a Leader of Self and bringing Servant Leadership each day starts with you.  Sounds simple yet it can be the most challenging situation to face.  To really look inside of ourselves with authentic courage about how we are truly showing up to those around us is an...

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How May I Serve You?

Being a Leader with a Servant Heart begins the process of developing new ways of communicating with your words and actions with those around you. How can I help?  One may assume the person needs help which is coming from a place of judgment.  Our perception may not be...

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Character Development in Service Leadership

In the book, “The Road to Character,” New York Times columnist David Brooks performs an exploration into personal characteristics that lead to a meaningful life, as well as examples of historical personalities who have worked through character challenges marked by deep humility, pointing to some helpful themes that can be applied to service leadership.

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Why Isn’t Servant or Service Leadership More Prevalent?

Perhaps the starting point for most CEOs and company leaders interested in servant or service leadership is the promise of greater productivity. But when decision-makers truly follow the path of service leadership and approach others (everyone in the organization) with empathy and a sincere care for their needs, the results are much more than this…

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