High Performer Tip #20 – 3 Questions Leaders Must Ask Themselves

August 7th, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Leaders Ask Questions. As A Leader, You Walk In The Light. That Means That Everything You Do Has The Potential To Be Praised Or Ridiculed. Leaders Must Look Within Daily To See If What They Are Displaying To Their Colleagues And Followers Is What They Want Them To See, Hear and Experience. 3 Questions Leaders Must Ask Themselves 1. Do I COMMUNICATE Clearly? Leaders serve as a communication beacon for their respective companies and teams. Especially in bigger groups, it is crucial that communication is clearly delivered to all members. [...]

High Performer Tip #19 – 3 Places LEADING Makes You More MONEY

July 24th, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Leaders make more money. In general, people who perform at a very high level make 30% more money than their peer group. Luckily, we can all develop leadership qualities and put ourselves in leadership positions. However, it doesn’t always mean a new title. 3 Places LEADING Makes You More MONEY 1. In SALES If you are in any type of business development role, being a leader in sales can actually make you more money. What do I mean by that? I'm not talking about being a sales VP. Imagine there were only two [...]

High Performer Tip #18 – Change Your Leadership DNA

July 11th, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Some Leaders are Born. It’s in Their DNA. From a Young Age, They are the Ones Who Inspire Others to Action and Bring Groups Together. However, Leaders Can Also Be Made, and Not Necessarily in Ways We Typically Assign to Leaders.Watch Full Movie Streaming Online and Download 3 Ways to Change Your Leadership DNA 1. Behind the SCENES To so many, leadership means talking first or being the one who makes decisions. Without a doubt, those are important aspects of leadership, but it is not the entire picture. Leaders are people who absolutely ignite the charge, [...]

High Performer Tip #17 – The Gifts of Your POWER PURPOSE

June 26th, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Each of us has a purpose. There is something unique that we offer the world, even if we have not yet identified it. That may be incredible math skills, public speaking, or creativity. Whatever it is, we must identify our gift or gifts - if we are lucky enough to have plural - and learn to leverage them in our careers and personal life. 3 Steps to Identify Your Power Purpose 1. What is Your VISION? A VISION is your tangible dream, aspiration and overall desire for your life. What do you want to [...]

High Performer Tip #16 – The St.A.R. Formula for Confidence

June 4th, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Confidence is a state of mind. People who are confident consistently maintain high performance; they know they have what it takes to succeed, while they also understand they have a lot to learn. We all have the ability to develop a confident mindset if we commit to it. The St.A.R. Formula for Confidence 1. Stand Tall Studies have shown that posture can have a great effect on your level of confidence. Before you go into a big client meeting or your next presentation, practice being in what we call a "power" stance. [...]

High Performer Tip #15 – The High Performance Time Machine

May 1st, 2014|Categories: Tips|

You have more time than you think. Research shows that our society overestimates the amount of time we actually spend working by 15-20%. That means a person claiming to be working 64 hours a week is probably only working 54. High performers are able to efficiently use the 24 hours in a day to achieve their goals. 3 Stops on the High Performance Time Machine 1. Make STRATEGIC TIME High performers recognize the importance of planning. Many people who are chronically busy wind up simply moving from task to task [...]

High Performer Tip #14 – 3 Phrases You’ll Hear from Power Leaders

April 23rd, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Leaders command attention. They speak with authenticity & clarity that encourage others to listen & act. Understandably, you’ll find true leaders saying some of the same things—and you’ll recognize a leader when you hear these words: 3 Phrases of Power Leaders 1.“This is What HAPPENED..." Gossip is not leadership. True Power Leaders ignore gossip that gets in the way and focus instead on the necessary facts. What happened? How does it affect us? And how can we solve it? Then, they share important information with stakeholders. They may not relay [...]

High Performer Tip #13 – Don’t Build a Career Without a Blueprint.

March 20th, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Would you build a house without a detailed blueprint? Probably not if you want it to stand on its own. So, why would you pursue career success without a plan? The average person spends about 10-15 hours planning a vacation, and relatively much less on planning a career. Take some time to plan out where you want your career to go--it is where you spend about 40 hours of your week. Plan for Career SUCCESS 1. THE FOUNDATION - Define Your VISION & GOALS Before you can achieve career success, you must [...]

High Performer Tip #12 – Take a Few Leadership Selfies

March 12th, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Leaders self-check. Naturally, leaders are those who inspire others to follow them. Thus, the best ones know to check in from time to time--to turn the camera on themselves--and see if they act as the type of leaders that they personally would want to follow. 3 Selfies of Power Leaders 1. They Check Their Level of ACCESSIBILITY We all know those people who walk around the office with a portfolio and a pen, seemingly with no time for anyone. Even if they do have time to chat, others do not [...]

High Performer Tip #11 – 3 Actions of POWER LEADERS

February 6th, 2014|Categories: Tips|

Leaders move. Leadership is the willingness to accept responsibility and organize a group of people to achieve a common goal. By definition, when others talk, leaders take action. 3 Actions of POWER LEADERS 1. They Take OWNERSHIP The first part of the definition of leadership says “accept responsibility.” This goes far beyond simply stepping up and saying “I’m leader!” Leaders recognize that they have taken an ownership position, and they accept the outcome as their OWN, no matter if it is positive or negative. Survey results reflect this as well—94% of [...]