Category Archives: Leadership

Personal Branding: Building Your Expertise by Building Trust

Trust is powerful force.  Stephen M. R. Covey in “The Speed of Trust” shows how trust greatly accelerates the speed to completion.  When it is high between two people, things get done. Recently, Peter Dunn (PetethePlanner.com) discussed “What it Means to … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Movie Date Night

Movie date night is an early Tuesday evening (cheap ticket and Coke zero prices) escape with Paulette. Sit back, relax and be entertained by a movie. This 47 second clip from “We Bought a Zoo” was a highlight for me … Continue reading

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30 Relationships: Social Media to Face to Face – Simple, Yet Powerful

Over the Christmas holiday, I highlighted  30 of my many twitter relationships that moved to face-to-face relationships in 2011. This is power of social media. Finding common ground through online conversations which lead to people helping people. Ultimately these relationships  define … Continue reading

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Character: Do You Trust Your Recruits to Baby-Sit Your Children?

Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema has done a great job building the program to a five year 49-16 record. He recently commented on recruiting and character (starts at 14:06). The key takeaway: “If you are not willing to let a recruit come in and … Continue reading

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Leadership: Creating Moments Everywhere

Leaders look for moments to connect at every opportunity. Fort Wayne Indian Village Elementary Principal Stephany Bourne is a great example. This photo was taken at 4:30 after a student recognition ceremony for reading improvement. I was headed home after helping … Continue reading

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