There are many definitions of leadership and loads of interpretations but when it comes to getting things done, leadership, in some form, is required.
In order to achieve lasting change and improvement, behavior needs to change. When we can isolate specifics and develop skills, behavior will change and ultimately results. Key skill areas:
There are the BASICs that begin to put some processes in place.
When we break these skills down, focus and improve everyday, we can lead better at home.
Take small tidbits of excellence and make them personal habits.
One of my favorite reads, every Sunday is in the business section of the NYTimes, page 2, "The Corner Office". Each week the feature a high level executive and discuss keys to their success. It's a brief, yet deep insight to some of the things that make people successful.
Keep surrounding yourself with good people and good reading material. You can't lose!
Random thoughts & tweets from the desk:
Finding ways to save money requires changing current behavior. Change is not easy. Start small, plan & hold yourself accountable #saving
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals. -Jim Rohn
Groupon has worked nicely the time we have used it. There are hardly any restrictions. Enjoy!
Great reminders as you PLAN your projects wisely. Thanks! RT: @kittikat1119 How to Save Money at Home Depot http://is.gd/aOR4A
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"Nothing worth having is ever easy." - unknown http://tumblr.com/x8derzfkw
"People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care!"
Never, Never, Never give up. Churchill
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
Begin with the End in Mind.