Leadership is Action, Not Position

While visiting Florida I had the opportunity to visit the Bok Tower Gardens and recently began reading the Kindle Edition of Edward Bok’s autobiography titled The Americanization of Edward Bok.  It was in the gift shop, however I also found it in The Pulitzer Prize Collection (13 Books).  While I have only read the first couple of chapters, i was reminded time and time again of my favorite quote: “Leadership is action; not position” by Donald H. McGanno. Read the rest of this post »

June 30, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Self Improvement  No Comments

How Good is Your Plan?

At the end of May I began the Couch to 5K Running Plan, a plan to get you running in your first 5K in nine weeks.  This is a great example of what a good plan should be. Read the rest of this post »

June 30, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Self Improvement  No Comments

Are you “The Vader?”

Are you the Vader?  Conference calls and webinars are a mainstream in business and non-profit worlds, and if you are not participating in them now, you will be.  Here ere are a few conference call etiquette tips. Read the rest of this post »

June 29, 2010  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Communication, Self Improvement, Toastmasters, Training  No Comments

Staring a Toastmasters Club

I have been a member of Toastmasters International since 2003 and have reaped the benefits in all facets of my life, and it helped me discover my love of teaching and training.  I was asked by numerous people how to get a club started, so read on for my brief step by step guide. Read the rest of this post »

June 23, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Toastmasters  One Comment

Enhance Your Business and Personal Brand – Get Online!

My brother-in-law recently just started out in real estate and is looking to (obviously) sell properties and get his business going.  If you are starting a business like he is, you should consider enhancing your business and personal brand by getting online. Read the rest of this post »

June 21, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Marketing, Self Improvement, Technology  2 Comments