My Definition of Effective Leadership

My Definition of Effective Leadership​How can we be effective leaders in our homes, schools, communities, businesses and relationships? This is a question that is passed around so much that it’s almost too boring and overused to delve into. There is no one perfect definition of leadership, but I thought I would still take a moment…

Nourish Your Relationships

Nourish Your RelationshipsBy far, in my opinion, the most important thing in anyone’s life is their relationships. Sure, not everyone prioritizes relationships at number one, but the fact is that when we are on our death bed we won’t be asking for our money, our awards, or our possessions, because we will have realized by…

What You Do Makes No Difference

What You Do Makes No DifferenceI have recently been thinking about the effect that our actions have on the whole of our lives. To give you an idea of my conclusions I’ll pose a question to you. If you decide to start getting healthy and you go for a 5km jog, will that jog be…

Are You a Peacemaker or a Conflict-Artist?

Are You a Peacemaker or a Conflict-Artist?​One of the surest ways to become an influential person among your friends, family, and in society is to become a peacemaker, and the quickest way to alienate yourself from people is to become a conflict-artist. Let’s take a quick look into both of these types of people so…

Your Mind as a Garden – A Constructive Way to View Your Thoughts

Your Mind as a Garden – A Constructive Way to View Your Thoughts​In this brief writing I would like to offer you a very constructive way to view your ​ thoughts in your life. Anyone who wishes to have a more empowering and purposeful life must first take ​their thoughts very seriously, for they are…

How to Extend Your Life – 8 Lessons From Seneca

How to Extend Your Life – 8 Lessons From Seneca​How do we extend our lives? It is the ultimate question of our age. Scientists are always experimenting with new ways to prolong life, but in my opinion this problem can be solved with simple philosophies.The Stoic philosopher Seneca was a master at the art of…

Building Relationships Around Honesty and a Shared Vision

Building Relationships Around Honesty and a Shared Vision​I want to write briefly about the kind of relationships that really get me excited about life. These are relationships that are built around trust, honesty, and a shared vision. When I look at the relationships in my life I can truly say that I feel most alive…

Personal Responsibility – The Great Liberator

Personal Responsibility – The Great Liberator​​Surely the most effective tactic for becoming a person worthy of admiration is found in the acceptance of personal responsibility. The respected leader, husband, wife, father, mother, coach, trainer, CEO, and student all have at least one thing in common; they all accept personal responsibility. But what does in mean…