Thursday, June 16, 2022

Why Is It So Difficult to Become a Great Leader?

 


As men, we are expected to be leaders in every aspect of our lives.  Except, leadership is more than confidence and feeling good about yourself.  How do men learn about leadership?  How does what they learn affect their lives in business and love? 

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Is There an Effective Plan to Develop Leaders of the Future?

 

There is an old debate. People question whether leaders are born or made. The experts seems to believe leaders are made. As history shows, there have been great leaders who moved society in an ideal direction. Then there have been leaders who left an ugly mark on history. Will tomorrow’s leaders reflect today’s mindset? Or will they usher in a movement that is desirable for every civilization?

Is Succession Planning Just for CEOs?

 

This is a big and complex subject.  Stay with me on this one.  Most people think succession planning is only for CEOs of corporations.  I would like to expand it well beyond CEOs or businesses.  


When you are the CEO, you have to prepare the organization for the day you will retire.  That means when you retire, there is someone who has been

Monday, June 6, 2022

How Does Your Professional Life Impact Your Personal Life and Vice Versa?

 

Throughout our lives, we learn from many people and places.  For some reason, we attempt to keep the knowledge in silos or chambers.  Work is for work and love is for love.  Are we missing opportunities?

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Do You Have the Power of a Disruptive Leader?

 

Many people believe being a boss is all about telling others what to do.  From another perspective, some of the most effective leaders give their people huge problems to solve.  The leader steps back and allows staff and management figure it out.  While this can be disruptive, it is a powerful path to breakthroughs.  


The trick to this method is being able to navigate self and others through chaos and uncertainty.  Those are two aspects of life that most want to avoid.  Yet, the breakthrough is almost always on the other side of a breakdown.  Therefore, you must be able to lead others through the breakdown.  


What are your thoughts?  How do you lead people into a breakthrough?  

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Do Alphas Make Good Leaders?

 

Many brag about being the big alpha dog.  However, do alphas have glass ceilings in their careers?  Are they great at producing results through others?  Check out the facts.  In this video. 

Is There a Difference Between an Alpha and a Leader?

 

There is so much talk about being the alpha dog in business and social settings.  For most people, they believe alpha is synonymous with leader.  Are they?  Most may be surprised by the facts.  Others will be disappointed.  Still a few will be in

Thursday, February 17, 2022

From Intern to Executive to Entrepreneur


While in college, many covet internships in prestigious corporations.  They are an opportunity to gain work experience and secure a full time job after graduation.  However, an internship is no guarantee you will ever move up the corporate ladder.  When you do, it is

Friday, February 11, 2022

Are You Prepared for the Love of Your Life?

 

While Here’s Why You Can’t Find Love was written as a relationship book, it takes the reader on a journey of personal transformation.  The book is about

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Do Toxic People Know They Are Toxic?

 

The word toxic has become a popular part of US culture.  We call men toxic for being masculine.  Women are toxic for being feminine.  Soon we will call dogs toxic for barking.  In the US, we have become so obsessed with accusing others of being toxic that some people are afraid to be themselves in public.  Isn't that

Thursday, December 2, 2021

How Do You Build a Brand in a Hyper Competitive Space?

 


Branding is the promotion of a particular product or company by means of advertising and distinctive design.  When you think of companies that are well branded, names like Nike, Starbucks, McDonald’s and Johnson & Johnson are a short list.  Those companies invest the time, resources

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

How to build a brand in a hyper competitive space 12/02 by The Creative Alchemist | Entrepreneur

How to build a brand in a hyper competitive space 12/02 by The Creative Alchemist | Entrepreneur: When you think of companies that are well branded, names like Nike, Starbucks, McDonald's and Johnson & Johnson are a short list. Those companies invest the time, resources and brain power to develop recognizable names that transcend time and national borders. For this show, we are going to have a very special guest. He is what you would call the brains of branding. His name is David Lemley. He is the founder of Retail Voodoo. David participated with other great minds to develop branding strategies for Nike, Starbucks, Pampers and many other names you are familiar with. For this show he is going to share his knowledge about branding strategies. This is a show you want to take advantage of. Mark your calendars and prepare your questions. With the new year coming, ask David some of your most pressing questions about branding yourself, a product or company.

Thursday, November 11, 2021

What is does your soul purpose mean? 11/11 by The Creative Alchemist | Entrepreneur

What is does your soul purpose mean? 11/11 by The Creative Alchemist | Entrepreneur: Rebecca Windsor is the founder of Body of Truth. Rebecca has made it her mission to provide divorced women a place to start rebuilding both their bodies and their souls, so their divorce becomes their blessing. Tune in tonight to hear what your soul purpose means and how it affects you. You can also subscribe to Rebecca's YouTube channel at Body of Truth or reach out directly at rebecca@bodyoftruth.net

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

How Do You Train Your Mind?


If you want to excel at anything, you must firsts develop your mind. Mindset is the difference between 2 talented athletes. Both have talent, except one is good and the other is extraordinary. Why? It's not luck.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

How Do You Resolve Conflict in the Workplace? 10/28 by The Creative Alchemist | Entrepreneur

How Do You Resolve Conflict in the Workplace? 10/28 by The Creative Alchemist | Entrepreneur: What's more important is the inability to manage self in the face of conflict makes it difficult for others to want to work with you. And that can negatively impact on your ability to move up the corporate ladder. For this show, we will have Adrian Carter as a guest. He is working on his Ph.D. in conflict resolution. He is the author of several books, including Emerging as the Right Person in the Right Place at the Right Time: Leadership in then 21st Century Using the Ellison Model. During this show, we will discuss the consequences when you lack the ability to resolve conflict. He will also impart tools to effectively manage it.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Live Interview October 4th

 

This Monday, October 4th, at 7:00 pm eastern, I will be interviewed for my recent book, Here's Why You Can't Find Love.  I will be interviewed on the Cocktails & Cigars channel.  These gentlemen have a great format and they take on provocative topics.  You will not want to miss it.  


See link: https://www.youtube.com/c/CocktailsandCigars

Monday, September 13, 2021

What’s the #32 Reason You Can’t Find Love?


Who Taught You About Relationships? 

The #32 reason you can’t find love is a little more complicated than the previous ones.  It requires you to take a hard look under the covers of your life.  Unfortunately, this is something most people do not enjoy doing.  

The number 32 reason you can’t find love is because you

Friday, August 6, 2021

What’s the #31 Reason You Can’t Find Love?

 

The #31 reason you can’t find love may not be considered common sense.  Common sense says you are supposed to take care of your significant other.  Unfortunately, many people only make clear demonstrations of care for their significant other if

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

What Is the C-Suite Dilemma?


Many people claim they deserve to be in a leadership position.  In an organization, the top leaders are part of the C-Suite.  They are your Chief Executive Officer – CEO, Chief Financial Officer – CFO, Chief Operating Officer – COO, Chief Technology Officer – CTO, etc.  The CEO is the chief of the chiefs and the others report to him.  In many large companies, there is a