LEAVE IT ALL ON THE FIELD

LEAVE IT ALL ON THE FIELD

I have great memories of a friend back in my high school days who was a tremendous all round athlete. This was a guy who was generally understated and over shadowed by other athletes until he was tapped to substitute for a key injured player during a critical varsity football game. The following minutes were incredible! This was a guy who actually ran the ball in for a touchdown the first time he touched a football during a game! What a shock! The stadium went wild for this guy who was a second string player. ......
WHAT YOUR TEAM NEEDS IS A GOOD FIGHT

WHAT YOUR TEAM NEEDS IS A GOOD FIGHT

Very few of us like to fight. It is uncomfortable, especially in a work setting, to see a fight break out in a meeting. As leaders we strive to protect those under our charge from harm. Therefore, heated debate is almost taboo. When we discourage heated and passionate discussions, we deprive our team members of learning valuable conflict management skills. We also miss out on the opportunity to get to the real truth in a decision. ......
THE POWER OF ENCOURAGEMENT

THE POWER OF ENCOURAGEMENT

What would your response be if someone told you that you have the power to influence someone’s life in a major way? Many of us may say, I guess that could possibly be true, and then not think anything else about it. But the real truth is that you have the power to encourage and affect many lives on a daily basis! ......