“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader You have heard the saying, “lead, follow, or get out of the way.” It think we usually see each element of that statement as mutually exclusive, but I have been thinking about that a lot lately. In fact, it recently …

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph NaderRead More »

“To become a master at any skill, it takes the total effort of your heart, mind, and soul working together in tandem.” ~ Maurice Young

“To become a master at any skill, it takes the total effort of your heart, mind and soul working together in tandem.” – Maurice Young I think when we work at things only from the mental aspect, our  interest quickly wanes and we just start going through the motions. When we put our heart and …

“To become a master at any skill, it takes the total effort of your heart, mind, and soul working together in tandem.” ~ Maurice YoungRead More »

All of the Labels You’ve Been Given Don’t Have to Stick – Todd Smith Quote

All of the Labels You’ve Been Given Don’t Have to Stick Any labels you deal with that seem excessively “sticky” and hard to detach from who you really are? I often hear people say, “I’m so ADD”. Remember that labels are human constructs. They are a part of language to describe characteristics and they carry …

All of the Labels You’ve Been Given Don’t Have to Stick – Todd Smith QuoteRead More »

From Mastodons to Emails, How Breathing Can Save Your Life

Imagine with me that you are out on the land with your clan for a hunting expedition. Spear in hand, you enter a clearing, slowly, cautiously, stepping along a line of thickets holding amongst its prickled strands, plump crimson berries. You halt your weary tribe-mates for some much needed nourishment. In short time, you sense a …

From Mastodons to Emails, How Breathing Can Save Your LifeRead More »

What It Takes to Totally Kill It as a Coaching Client

Successful clients demonstrate certain characteristics that allow them to make the most of our session together. The characteristics I am speaking of most likely represent you if you are reading this and are as follows: Open to hearing my observations as an objective party only interested in your growth. Truly willing to step outside of …

What It Takes to Totally Kill It as a Coaching ClientRead More »