Be a Leader By Taking More Time For Yourself

Somehow, we’ve come to think that to be a leader we have to never take care of our own body and soul. Americans have fallen into the belief that going without vacations, personal retreats, and down time is the thing to do. I’ve heard hundreds of my clients …

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10 Ways to Start A Change

At the New Year, the hashtag #startachange was trending on Twitter. Here are my top ten tips for being the leader of your life by starting a change for yourself right now. You can follow me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/suepainter1. 5 minutes of meditation or prayer before you …

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What Will You Contribute?

What do you contribute to the state of our educational system? Are you a detractor of public education, or are you a supported? Philanthropist and billionaire Paul Tudor Jones knows that entrepreneurs will contribute to the great good. Jones says, “The U.S. is in the bottom quartile for …

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Do Rules Work?

One of my own mentors, Paul Evans, sent a quote to me the other day that’s good to think about. “When values conflict with behaviors and behaviors conflict with values we make rules.” I’ve been concerned for a decade now about the increasing jungle of rules and prohibitions placed …

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How To Model Leadership To Everyone You Meet

To model leadership, become an encourager. Encourage men, women, and children to take one step toward the secret dream they have. Encourage even one person forward so that she (or he) doesn’t give up and accept what is hurting or stifling them. Encourage those you meet and those …

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Teaching Thankfulness To Ourselves and Our Children

Would you prefer to listen to this article? Use the audio player below. Thanksgiving is a natural time for teaching thankfulness. From an adult’s point of view, Thanksgiving and the following holidays often bring a higher degree of work and responsibility than our usual routine. If we are …

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