Do you ever find yourself surrounded by people who bring out the best in you? What did they do? How did they make you feel? Did you feel like you could almost fly? Maya Angelou said it best, “People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” Read the rest of this entry »
David and his wife Jennifer arrived at the hotel on a Saturday afternoon. As they arrived, they were greeted warmly by the hotel ambassadors wishing them a Happy Anniversary. “Welcome to the Renaissance Hotel, we are delighted to have you here today.” Read the rest of this entry »
Every morning Richard conducted a daily huddle with his executive leadership team. It’s a short daily briefing that brings all the managers together in the company to discuss today’s agenda for their hotels. Read the rest of this entry »
Change is a hot topic of a conversation now a days. Everybody wants it. Few actually achieve it. So why only the few achieve it? What’s the hold up?
Most people want to become part of change, but usually waiting on someone else to initiate the first step in order to make change happen from where they are at. Read the rest of this entry »
What’s separates great leaders from good leaders? Accountability! Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York City writes in his book about leadership, Read the rest of this entry »
In my early 30’s I needed to change the direction of life. I went through several years in my late twenties without having a real compass of authentic leadership. I needed to reflect deeply on my career, relationships and my personality. My life changed for the better the day I accepted full responsibility for everything that happened to me. Good or bad- It was on me.
Dale Carnegie’s classic book, “How to win friends and influence people” came out in originally in 1937, but remains very significant in how leaders lead today. Carnegie’s wisdom has remained relevant for generations because he shares timeless principals about the fine art of relating to people with the ability to influence others and successfully navigate any social situation. Read the rest of this entry »
In a world where more and more people find themselves working longer hours, how do leaders achieve and maintain work-life balance? It is a challenge to say the least. Every day millions of people wrestle with that question. Leaders are trying to find solutions.
Most of us are familiar with the most recent Gallup Poll about employee engagement. The numbers have somewhat improved but still not where they should be to make a favorable impact on employees’ engagement on organizational and individual performance. Read the rest of this entry »
A great question is like a master key that can open multiple doors. A question not asked is a lost opportunity to find out a hidden path to a successful journey in your life. Read the rest of this entry »