"Regardless the world view and political leanings, wanna be kings of small nations, rising dictators, drug lords and benefactors with great intent all share one practice... "
"I suggest you get a serious grip on the conversations going on around your dinner table, with your friends over coffee or at work. Those conversations do two very important things."
"Leaders must be clear on their core values, their definition and application of justice and possess a proper understanding of absolute truth." J Loren Norris
This is a serious issue regarding kids and content and needs to be top of mind for parents of school aged children in every state in the US.
"Most leaders don’t intentionally associate with such nefarious actors, but sometimes we forget the reputation of our friends can reflect on us. Guilt by association anyone?"
"In this day of digital information way too many bits of information are at risk of “hijack” and discretion is a must. Yet, even still, being elusive and coy with your team could cost you the trust of those closest to you."
"Sometimes, the best leadership of a deceptive and manipulative person is to lead them to another team."
"Whether you’re speaking about your expertise, driving customers to your website, selling a product, service or yourself, or selling sponsorships there is money to be made from podcasting." J Loren Norris
"The challenge for both sides is the idea of "getting what they deserve." Both parties come expecting a little more from the other. How often have you felt like you've done more than you were paid for? How often have you paid for a service or product and felt like you paid way too much for it or got less than you paid for?"
"How many people actually answer to you? How can you call yourself a leader if you don’t have a bunch of people who have to do what you tell them?"
Leaders are expected to be wise, mentors, teachers and guides. Leaders can often think more highly of their own smarts than they should. Humility becomes very important at this point.
"When I train Superheroes to utilize StoryPower it is all about capturing an incident which contains all the parts mentioned above and arranging them into a logical and persuasive order." J Loren Norris
"I will not claim to solve that in a single session, but some of the learning I have gathered in the past week has lead me to an interesting conclusion worth pursuing. If you’re still reading and you’re intrigued. Watch the video for the actual revelation."
"How many times have you worked for a team where one individual would strive to win even internal competitions at the expense of everyone including the team?Good leaders look for the WIN WIN!! They create an environment where they can occur. They push their people to grow within the scope of the WIN!"
"Leaders who don't take the time to unplug from the world and plug into their own resources will burn out!"
The same is true with almost all other goods and services sold.
Leaders must also recognize and revive the dreams of those they lead. “Motivation is like bathing,” says Zig Ziglar, “that’s why we recommend it daily.”
"In a recent conversation I was told by a national influence and leader they they felt their nation had fought to gain independence but didn’t know what to do with it and as a result have paid the price of political, social and economic instability for close to 60 years."
Today I am going to share an interview with you so my video lesson is really short. But I want you to watch the video when you have time to invest because I believe it will really empower you to focus on how your story could save or transform a life.
" When leaders are responsible for several teams and several levels of teams, there are multiple personalities at play in creating the culture. In other words, it is less a direct reflection of the nature of the leader and more an amalgamation of all of the most dynamic people in leadership." J Loren Norris
What are three unavoidable CAN’TS every human must face and learn to manage to thrive in the life of a leader?
"We often look back with regret because we are embarrassed or ashamed to speak our mind. Even the kind and encouraging words can stall out when they leave our lips headed from someone else’s ears." Watch the video here...
You might hear these words. “I really gotta go...” or “Walk with me.” Can you tell the difference? Do you know what to do? Do you know, as a leader when to use one tactic versus the other? CLICK MORE to watch the video .
"When I joined the John Maxwell Team as a Founding Partner in 2011, I had no idea the caliber of people I would meet and become friends with. People who have spoken all over the world to millions of people, acted in major blocked buster motion pictures like Glenn Morshower and people who have literally changed the world with their wit and wisdom like Zig Ziglar and Bryan Flanagan." J LOREN NORRIS