Lead with LOVE Would you rather laugh or cry?  Would you rather feel awesome about yourself or doubt your abilities?  Would you rather receive encouragement or condescending remarks? My guess is that we all would answer – laugh, feel awesome, and encouragement, respectfully.  So guess what…our friends, families, coworkers, Guests, customers, students, and bosses all would rather

  Don’t Give Up “We can accomplish all our dreams if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney We all have goals.  We all have dreams.  We all have aspirations.  Yet we all encounter adversity, roadblocks, and setbacks. OneMoreStep thought for this week: As life takes its inevitable twists and turns…when adversity sets in and our goals,

  Touch People I recently went to the Academy of Country Music Awards.  Great event.  Great atmosphere.  Great music.  Great people.  As I listened to country song after country song, I thought to myself…"how touching are some of these lyrics."  These songs often tell stories, paint pictures, and make us think about life, love, family, and things

  The Name Game               How many times have you heard someone say, “…oh, man, I’m terrible with names.”  I hear it often.  The truth is, remembering names is another lost art. We’re so busy, wrapped up in our own “stuff” that we either forget or don’t make an effort to remember names of our students, coworkers, Guests,

  Everybody Has “Stuff” “Seek first to understand, then to be understood…” – Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Habit 5 Another week has begun.  Your To Do list is lengthy, with few items marked off - 'completed'.  Things are weighing heavily on your mind…mine too.  We’re stressed with things at work, worried about

FRED Friday “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” -- Martin Luther King, Jr In my favorite book, The Fred Factor, Mark Sanborn tells an inspiring story of how a man named Fred goes OneMoreStep after OneMoreStep in his role as a Postman for the United States Postal Service.  I love this