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How To Make Excellence A Habit

We are what we repeatedly do and I firmly believe that our habits are a major component of our character. Certain aspects of our character we are born with and can’t do a lot to change. However, every one of us can establish, hone and perfect good habits. If you aim for excellence in life,…
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How Self-Reliance Builds Your Self-Confidence

Did you know that exercising self-reliance is a great way to increase your self-confidence? The more you act in a self-reliant (independent) way, the more certain you become of your own abilities. Think of a toddler taking his or her first steps. One successful step leads to another that leads to another, and soon, that…
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Leaders, Do You Have A Role Model Personality?

Recently, I saw a friend’s post on LinkedIn in which she wrote about leadership styles as well as her promotion to vice president of her company. “Leaders don’t force people to follow,” she wrote. “They invite them on a journey.” She concluded with: “I have been invited!” That’s all well and good, and I congratulated…
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How You Can Increase Your Emotional Capital As A Leader

By now, you’ve probably heard of emotional intelligence. But have you ever heard of “emotional capital?” According to researcher Robert K. Cooper, Ph.D., “Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, understand, and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions as a source of energy, information, connection, and influence.” Emotional capital (EK), however, is the…
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