Leadership training and it’s importance

 John Maxwell once said,” Everything rises and falls on leadership”  It doesn’t matter who you are, what position you hold, or where you are in life; Leadership matters.  The question is, what is leadership and why is it important to learn.  Anyone can change and improve based on new information, provided they understand the benefits…

Decisions Lead to Destiny- Will Smith

Here is a great post from Orrin Woodward. I watched a fascinating interview of Will Smith this morning.  Will Smith has skyrocketed from an unknown dreamer to one of the top superstars in the movie industry.  His meteoric rise was by design, not accident.   Watch the following interview from the Tavis Smiley show.  You can feel the…

Leadership skills you can apply to your personal life

Leadership does matter in all areas of our lives.  Not only does leadership apply to our professional lives but to our personal lives as well.  One of my favorite John Maxwell quotes is,”Everything rises and falls on leadership.” Such is true, especially in our friendships. Here is a great article I found at lifehacker.com, written…

Leadership lessons from Henry Ford

Throughout my leadership journey, I’ve had many opportunities to study history, thanks to many of the Leaders in LIFE who understand the importance of learning history.  It’s been said that “those who don’t learn from history, are doomed to repeat it”.  Iv’e also heard many times that “the lesson is repeated until the lesson is…

Learning The Slight Edge philosophy for success

Have you ever met someone that always seems to win in life?  Someone that has it together and leads the way for others to follow?  Someone who always seems to exude a confidence and competence with everything they do?   These individuals have learned what is called the “Slight Edge“. The Slight Edge, written by Jeff…

Back to Basics: The Top 5 Books for success

As part of my continued Back to Basics series over at The Leadership Landing, I wanted to share one of the most important things you can possibly do to succeed in life and business- Read the top 5 books! I cannot over emphasize what a great investment these books are towards everything you do in…

10 vital thoughts on Mentoring

According to Wikipedia,  Mentorship is a personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. However, true mentoring is more than just answering occasional questions or providing ad hoc help. It is about an ongoing relationship of learning, dialogue, and challenge. All great leaders have…

Back to Basics; Getting results in life

One of my favorite quotes from Albert Einstein is,  “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” In order to make changes in our health, finances or relationships, we have to do things differently than we have been doing. One of my other favorite quotes from Doug…

Back to Basics: FOCUS!

Here is a good quote on Focus: That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.-Steve Jobs  …

The impact of Leadership on your life

Here is a quick video that Orrin Woodward posted on the impact of Leadership conventions.  These are powerful weekends designed to inspire, motivate, teach what it takes to be successful in business and in LIFE.

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Resolved to Change

Resolved to Change This is a powerful talk about resolving to change for a better life. This talk was based on the book Resolved- 13 Resolutions for LIFE. The 13 resolutions are: Purpose, Character, Attitude, vision, Plan and DO, Scoreboard, Friendship, Finances, Leadership, Conflict Resolution, Systems, Adversity Quotient, Legacy This is an amazing book that challenges the mind, teaches, inspires and focuses on taking you through a journey to…

Going from ‘Good to Great’ with the Mental Fitness Challenge

Author Jim Collin’s wrote a best-selling book called, “Good to Great”, where he reveals many of the factors that determine the long-term success or failure of a business or corporation.  Through his exhaustive research and analysis of facts and data, there are some key revelations why some companies triumph and achieve long-term sustained success and…

What can the Mental Fitness Challenge do for You?

The Mental Fitness Challenge has been out for 16 days now and it has gone viral. Orrin Woodward and Chris Brady have hit a home run with this LIFE changing Personal Development Program. It was designed to help educate and change people’s thinking and provide a measurable way to see massive improvements in any of the areas that truly…