NY Times Bestselling Author and Hall of Fame Speaker, Mark Sanborn, once taught me, “The first job of a leader is to prove significance. Because unless or until people feel significant, they won’t even come close to making significant contributions.” When people fully understand the purpose for an organization’s existence, they buy in, feel more significant

What we tell ourselves will make or break us.  Make it positive.  Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.  MLK said it best. Listen to your team, your customers, your own leaders, and your own intuition Educate others, and share what you have learned Activity combined with intention yields productivity Deliver on your promises and most importantly, deliver on

Three Ways to GiVE Kindness: (The letter “i” is purposely lowercase, since the essence of kindness is to “give”, and to truly “give” anything of ourselves to anyone else, we put others before ourselves.  That’s why the “i” is lowercase.) GiVE your time. Set aside time for each person on your team. Plan for it and give some

The Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada (APEX) conducted a study which found the following: Teams operating in a respectful environment:  Possess 26% more energy.  Are 30% more likely to feel motivated and enthusiastic about acquiring new skills and being exposed to new ideas.  Express 36% more satisfaction with their jobs and are 44% more