How To Answer “So What Do You Do?”

“So what do you do?” The question rang in my ears because I’d heard it at least a million times before and at least 15 times that morning already. It wasn’t a terrible feeling. I just remember the question standing out on that particular day because I’d made a choice. A few months earlier, I…

Podcast – Guest: Anne Loehr – See It Before It Happens

Leaders see the visible before it happens.  At least, that is what they are supposed to do.  They should have a clear vision and eyes that recognize trends that indicate possible results.  SHOULD! Fortunately or unfortunately, we’re human and so we don’t always get it right. While a leader doesn’t always need to be perfect,…

A Leader’s Greatest Responsibility

I was recently speaking with some leaders in a church organization about the challenges they faced with using volunteers. In most corporations, the people in your department are paid employees. However, in a church organization, leading people who are volunteers can have a unique set of challenges. First, they are volunteers, so they can decide…

Podcast – Breaking The Rules – Tom Ziglar

Many of us grow up with expectations.  I’m not referring to what WE expect.  I’m talking about the expectations that are placed on us.  We are given names when we are born and we are EXPECTED to respond when that name is called.  We are sent to school and EXPECTED to pay attention and get…

Podcast – How To Power Up When You’re Not Plugged In: Victor Antonio

In this 10th Episode of the 3P Success Sessions podcast, my guest Victor Antonio and I discuss POWERING UP when you’re not plugged in.  Leaders are always ON, it seems.  And we feel like we always have to be ON.  But, that energy gets sapped and we need to POWER UP sometimes.  How do we…