Brian Tracy stated, “All of life is a test, ultimately proving our character. Wisdom can be developed privately, through study and reflection. But character can only be developed in the give and take of daily life, when forced to choose and decide among alternatives.”
Bruce Tracy stated in his book, The Power of Discipline: 7 Ways it can Change Your Life, “Self-discipline is the key to personal greatness. It is the magic quality that opens all doors for you, and makes everything else possible.” The single factor in success as a leader is having the discipline to set clear goals and accomplish them each day. Most of us think of goals as short term ...
Successful organizations understand that employees must know and understand why they do what they do. They must be able to easily articulate the purpose and goals of the organization to with co-workers as well as customers they serve. Why? Because knowing what the main thing is keeps everyone focused on what is important.
Every employee, including management, has a bucket of motivation that can be filled or drained empty. Some employees enter the workplace with filled buckets because of what was deposited from a previous job or service provided. Others come with half-filled or empty buckets as a result of issues and circumstances they’ve experienced on and/or off the job.
Transformational leaders have a motivation to change the world in which they live in. They are visionaries who not only think in possibilities, but believe that those possibilities will become realities. They infuse others with enthusiasm, excitement, commitment, and a greater sense of purpose. They convert followers into leaders and leaders into moral agents!