Find your passion, kindness counts and the importance of getting support… Thank you, Dad, for teaching me what real leadership means.
With Father’s Day in mind, I would like to share the leadership lessons that I am so thankful I learned from my Dad. Find Your Passion: My Dad was fortunate. He loved the Moving Industry. When he was talking about a customer or a new type of masking tape, you could feel and see the [read more…]
There are some pretty big reasons to be a more inclusive leader, according to Jim Hemerling, who outlined his points in a TED Talk titled “5 ways to lead in an era of constant change.” First, change is inevitable. We say it about the weather: If you don’t like it, wait 20 minutes. Change happens, [read more…]
“Leadership is an active, living process. It is rooted in character, forged by experience, and communicated by example.” -John Baldoni I had the luck to be born into an entrepreneurial family. Both my grandfathers owned businesses in the moving & storage industry and my dad was the President of Steinway Moving & Storage, Long Island [read more…]
Balance is so important for us to be focused! What matters most to you? What is the most important thing you need to accomplish in your different roles each week? Take a moment, write these answers down and use this strategy for better balance in your life. Use this leadership strategy for better balance in [read more…]
Maybe your life is somewhat like mine? You know when you wake up that you have more items on your to-do list than could ever get done in one day. The idea of adding one more item to the list, even if it’s meant to improve your well-being, is overwhelming. That’s where I was with [read more…]
Think of the exceptional leaders you know. Would you call them givers or takers? My guess is that you said givers. Adam Grant would agree with you. He is the author of my new favorite book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success. Adam divides the leadership world into three camps: Givers, Takers, and [read more…]
What are you doing as a leader in your career to give to others? Who will be calling you down the road to thank you for the opportunities and time you spent with them? Focus on making a difference in the careers of others!
Marshall Goldsmith, one of the leading executive coaches in the country, did a fascinating study on satisfaction and happiness at home and at work. There were over 3,000 respondents in professional positions, split almost evenly between the sexes. The results showed an extremely high correlation between people’s happiness and meaning at work and at home. [read more…]
There are so many distractions! How do you break away from them? I’ve found this strategy to be extremely valuable, and I think you will, too. All it requires is five minutes each day. Having a strategic focus will spark your success! Please let me know how this strategy works for you.