You Cannot Lead a Person From Where You Stand

Today is the first installment of our five part series on Leadership for June.  Hope you find this glimpse into the need for Leadership in every organization, and how to discern Leadership from Management.   Sincerely,   Ormond   A head full of what you want will get in the way of providing leadership.  Your vision, … Continue reading

Roadmap to Success: 10 Quotes About Having a Plan

Here are ten great quotes on the importance of having a plan:  “Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.” ― Gloria Steinem “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will … Continue reading

The Compound Effect

The Compound Effect Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Darren Hardy in person and listen to him talk about the compound effect.  While what he said was a bit of common sense, the way he put all his thoughts together created, as we say in ActionCOACH, a real BFO – “Blinding Flash of the Obvious”.His … Continue reading

4 Simple Tips for Leaders and Entrepreneurs

4 Simple Tips for Leaders and Entrepreneurs I was inspired by an article today written by Bobby Umar and wanted to share what I took from the piece. I feel that these are 4 simple yet crucial areas in being a successful  leader and/or entrepreneur.    Know Your Passion: This is difficult for many and may take years … Continue reading

Leadership 101

ActionCOACH founder and CEO Brad Sugars believes, when people decide to respect you as a leader, they observe what you do so they can know who you really are. People then use this observation to tell if you are an honorable and trusted leader, or a self-serving person who misuses authority. A good leader has an honorable … Continue reading

It’s Worth Quoting: 50 Quotes for the Business Minded

It’s Worth Quoting: 50 Quotes for the Business Minded Our attitude is more than 50% of our eventual performance; so I like to use inspirational quotes to get the day started off the right way. Here is a sampling of 50 of my favorites. Enjoy, Ormond Rankin “When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.” Tuli … Continue reading