I actually enjoyed school because of the routine. This is a bit ironic because the one reoccurring nightmare I have is about college when I missed every history class for an entire semester! As I've gotten older my routines have changed but I still have them. My "wake up in the morning and bedtime … Continue reading 3 Tips to Influence Change
E6 - Matt Paul, Sales Leader with State Farm, helps 28 different agents reach their goals You may not know Matt Paul now, but after you listen to his thoughts on leadership you will want to. Matt Paul has been with State Farm for 8 years and now holds the position of Sales Leader. He … Continue reading Featured Leader #4 – A talk with Matt Paul
On a shuttle from the hotel to the airport, my wife and I found ourselves in an interesting conversation with a flight attendant instructor. She told us she instructed both new hires and tenured flight attendants and shared her thoughts on how she coaches them. It was her goal to find out if their customer … Continue reading Transitional vs Transformational Leadership
Mark Spurlock is a 37 year Xerox legend. He owned and operated Innovative Business Systems, Xerox Authorized Platinum Sales Agency for 21 years. He led a team of 9-10 employees with passion, integrity, honesty, and authenticity. He is a family man and was married, before the passing of his wife in 2013. He has … Continue reading Podcast Launch
There is an instrument that I absolutely love. It is not the drums, although they would be very fun to play. It is the guitar. I enjoy picking one up every now and then and playing around. Notice I didn't say I can PLAY the guitar. There are people in this world that can play … Continue reading Leadership is Kind – Part 1
Have you ever thought about the first time you were called or picked to lead? Maybe it was to lead a song in church. Or maybe you were picked to head up your girl scout friends to sell cookies in front of Walmart. Some of you were captain of your little league baseball team and … Continue reading Leadership is Listening
The countdown to my LeadSmart Podcast is on! If you didn't know, I'm starting my own podcast. If you're wondering, "What is a podcast?", don't worry. I will explain more about that later. You will soon be able to download and listen to incredible leaders tell their leadership story. I’m finishing the first 4 interviews … Continue reading LeadSmart Podcast Coming Soon!