Encouragement: The most potent motivator

Serving as a volunteer with the Los Angeles Dream Center and for the thousands of homeless people they serve on the streets of Los Angeles, I learned a mind-blowing truth.  Everybody needs encouragement….from the CEO, to the hourly employee, to that difficult in-law, to the down-and-outers.  Everybody! In fact, Tommy Barnett, the co-founder of the Dream Center, even goes so …

My Dad’s Leadership Secrets That Empower Greatness

You are always leading people somewhere. The question is … Do you know where? If you asked someone whether or not he or she was a leader, they would probably say “no.” They don’t have any particular leadership title. They might even add such self-deprecating comments as “I’m just an IT guy … or … I’m just a salesperson … or … I’m just a homemaker.” …