A CheckPoint or the Finish Line?

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on August 14, 2020.

Have you heard stories of people dying soon after they retire? In many cases, that seems to serve as motivation for considering early retirement and enjoying the time we have left. But according to a study I read recently on...

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How Do You Play the Game?

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on August 11, 2020.

In the LinkedIn article I published yesterday, I referenced the origins of a quote I had already attributed to Vince Lombardi. We’ve likely all heard some type of reference to the idea of “it’s not whether we...

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Win, Lose, or Grow?

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on August 13, 2020.

Following the theme we’ve followed over the last few days, I’m going to challenge you with a question right out of the gate: WHAT do you think or feel when someone in a similar role or field as you’re in...

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The Name of the Game

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on August 12, 2020.

Before we get started, here’s a quick heads up that we now have all the up to date details on the 2020 LIVE2LEAD:Harrisonburg events posted at www.L2L-Harrisonburg.com and we’ll be adding new details as we have them....

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Champions Aren’t Made in the Ring!

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on January 16, 2017.

Smokin’ Joe Frazier once said, “Champions aren’t made in the ring, they’re merely recognized there. What you cheat on in the early light of morning will show up in the ring under the bright lights.”...

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There’s a Hole in Your Bucket!

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on January 17, 2017.

On the way to the office this morning, John Maxwell taught me something that I’m still trying to completely process. (I’ll bet you didn’t realize that John and I carpool almost every morning and every evening!)...

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But I Didn’t SAY It Was OK…

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on July 2, 2020.

In the last few blogs, we looked at how much more the people on our teams will follow what we do than what we say and then we looked at how much responsibility stinks at times when we realize someone is ALWAYS watching… And...

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Responsibility Stinks!

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on July 1, 2020.

Do you remember a time in your career, or even in your personal life, when so many people weren’t depending on you to make the right decisions? And maybe there wasn’t even anyone watching if you did something stupid, or...

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Monkey See, Monkey Do? Team Member See? Team Member Do!!!

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on June 30, 2020.

Ok… Think back to when you were a kid. What did you see the people you admired most doing that you weren’t allowed to do? Maybe you were too young, maybe “it was bad for you”, or maybe it was just something...

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Go Ahead & Admit It, They Already Know Anyway…

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on June 26, 2020.

While taking a course on direct-response marketing for small businesses with one of my mentors a few years ago, I remember being initially puzzled when he emphasized that it’s far more important to handle any slip-up...

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Vital to Business and to Life Itself!!!

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on June 25, 2020.

OK… It’s clear that a very select few ever make it through all that’s required to become a Navy SEAL, and thank God for each and every one who does! But regardless of what the rest of us have chosen to pursue,...

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Bill had Friends on the Hill, but He was no SEAL!

Originally shared in A Daily Dose Of Leadership on June 24, 2020.

Several years ago, just a few weeks after I started with a new company as their Safety & Human Resources Manager, I joined a coworker and the guy who handled the company’s group health policy for lunch. This was the first...

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