Hiring Checklist

The following is a hiring checklist that we use to recruit core staff members for Shaping Destiny, a nonprofit that I founded in 2005. I share it here in case you find it helpful to you. The goal of the hiring process is to ensure that we are able to match the right...

Vulnerability

This talk on vulnerability helped me understand the power of vulnerability, something I already knew but struggled with. Like I said above, I’ve struggled with being vulnerable before others. But have grown tremendously in that area. What has been your...

Where to Find Free Images

  We all know that a picture speaks a thousand words. Whether you blog or do brochures, pictures can be really helpful in communicating your message. The only problem is that it’s sometimes difficult to find good images that aren’t copyrighted without...

How to get your people to work the way you would like

If you are a key leader in a family, organization, community, sooner or later you will find yourself wanting your team members to function in a more effective way. You will find that there are times when your people are not meeting expectations. This is going to...

The Pain and Pleasure Principle

For human beings to do something, especially where change is involved, we must be motivated to do it. There are several theories and models that explain human motivation. To be effective as a leader, you have to understand and use several key motivational theories as...

Helpful Resources

Below is a list of helpful resources that you can use: Brainfacts.org Make Free Ebook Cover using Photoshop Actions (tutorial) and PSDCovers.com is where you download the actions: Make Free Ebook Cover How to polish your blog posts by Daren Rose of Problogger John...

Leadership is Life

This morning, I talked with my interns on the topic, “Leadership is Life.” After the talk, Danielle, one of the interns told me, “You need to write a blog post about that.” Here is what I shared with them. Leadership is Life. The essence of...

Where to Hire a Virtual Assistant

Are you overwhelmed with work and would like some help? Want to delegate some duties to others so that you can free some time to spend with loved ones?  With the internet, it’s very easy to find a virtual assistant who can help you do a one-time project or work...

What is the Biggest Mistake a Leader Can Make?

Today, I stumbled on a video from Harvard Business Review (HBR) titled, “The Biggest Mistake a Leader Can Make.” In this video, HBR interviews several leading leadership experts asking them, “What is the biggest mistake a leader can make?” Here...

What is leadership?

Leadership is the key to personal and corporate success. Nothing, i mean nothing, succeeds without a successful leader. Without personal leadership, individuals fail to achieve their potential. Without good leadership, families, communities, and nations fail. The late...
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