Posts Tagged ‘Success’
Do I Believe The Best In Others?
Do I believe the best in others? This is a question that I’ve been asking myself a lot lately. Because believing the best in others is not something to be assumed; you must be intentional in checking the lens you’re looking through when viewing others. John Maxwell teaches a simple exercise to help cultivate the…Read More
Does Love Work as a Leadership Principle?
As I stumbled for my alarm at 3:00 a.m. on my first day on the job as a street washer, I wondered what I was getting myself into. CBS had asked my company to participate in its hit reality show Undercover Boss. As the CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment (HFE) at that time, I’d agreed…Read More
Mark Cole: For Your Dream, Believing Isn’t Enough
There was a popular song in the 90’s called “I Believe I Can Fly.” The song has made its way around the world, inspiring millions of people to believe in themselves. It’s of a similar theme to the old saying you’ve probably heard many times from a parent, mentor, or teacher: “If you believe it,…Read More
Mark Cole: The Difference Between Average and Achieving
Do you know people that are just a little bit better than everyone around them? Have you ever wondered what their secret is? It reminds me of a scene in the movie Space Jam, starring Michael Jordan, where the Tune Squad is losing by a large margin at halftime and go into the locker room…Read More
Mark Cole: Own Your Dream
This week on the John Maxwell Leadership Podcast, we’re talking about dreams. Specifically, your dreams. John is taking us through the first question from his digital course Put Your Dream to the Test, which is The Ownership Question: Is your dream really your dream? Most people don’t live out their own dreams. They find it…Read More
Mark Cole: Take Initiative!
Let me ask you a question: When was the last time something significant happened in your life that you initiated? One of the key distinguishing marks I see in successful leaders all around the world is a willingness to take initiative. Lester Wunderman was a legendary New York Ad man in the 40’s and 50’s.…Read More
What Are You Reflecting On?
What will you remember about 2019? As the last days of this year trickle by and your thoughts turn towards presents and parties and preparations for 2020, I wonder what your memories of this year will be. What will spring to mind when you think back over the year’s-worth of days you’ve lived? I ask…Read More
Lift Your Lid
Somewhere today a young person is working hard at their desk, hoping to be considered for a promotion. Somewhere today an older person thinks about their looming retirement and hopes to find something productive to do with their next phase of life. Somewhere today, hundreds of thousands of people, young and old, dream of a…Read More
Mark Cole: Everything Big Starts Small
What’s your dream? Think about it—what is the one thing that you would love to see accomplished in your lifetime? If I had to guess, it’s probably pretty big. And that’s a good thing—as long as what I say next doesn’t discourage you: Everything big started small. I’m sure you remember those famous first words…Read More
11 Habits of Successful Thinkers (Free Download)
The setting was midwestern America during the Depression, in an average town, with ordinary people, all looking to simply survive. A young boy enters a store and, in keeping with the times, asks the store owner if he can work for him that day. “I can’t afford to hire anyone, son,” the owner says. “That’s…Read More