During the last week, I was in a John Maxwell Event that was required for my John Maxwell certification in his speaking, training, and coaching. All I can say is, WOW! This is an amazing event full of people who can change the world. I was surrounded by Executive Leaders, World-Changers, and Winners and I was very glad to be part of such an amazing team.
So, what now, Elmer?
Well, with Read More
May 9, 2013
I see black belt martial artist quit all the time. They reach their black belt status and once they achieve, they are finished with the art. They’ve reach the top of their class, they have graduated, and they have reach the ultimate goal of being a martial artist.
I’m not saying that getting a black belt is bad; I am saying that I’ve noticed that most black belt achievers lose interest in the art once they’ve achieve the highest level of the art. This is what happens when you focus so much on achieving a goal you forget about the growth journey of achieving that goal. Simply Read More
April 17, 2013
I hear this situation all the time. Two people having the same job. One is energized when they come home and the other is so drained slumping onto the coach watching reality shows of a life he or she wishes she had. Why?
On today's show, my new co-host, John Carosiello, and I explores this question. We also find ways to help people find a way to get out of the "slump". Ready for a great show? Well, listen to our podcast! Read More
March 27, 2013
For years, I have been trying to understand this "success" concept. I often thought that the person who achieved most, experienced most, and made most was a successful person. It wasn't until I took a John Maxwell seminar when my definition of success changed. John Maxwell said that success is journey, not a destination. He then gave the example of graduation ceremony as an example of success. It was the nights of studying, the decisions to decide to do homework instead of going out and having fun, and attending classes that was important. The graduation ceremony is only a Read More
March 21, 2013
Many of you know that we all operate differently. Even in groups where the personality styles are the same, if you closely you can identify different elements within those personality styles. The difference is what I'm learning from Coach Christian TJ Simpson, one of the staff members of the John Maxwell Team, is the person's unique, God-given value system.
This "value-system" is what I'm learning to be the lens, the operating system, the function, the basis on how we interact and view the world. We use our value system to judge, address, assess, and express our unique views. The Read More