Habits Help Define Us Did you know that your brain is programmed for efficiency? It will naturally find a way to turn routine actions into habits so the brain can rest more often. I learned this as I went through Charles Duhigg‘s book The Power of Habit. It’s not a
Your Best As a Leader Depends on Your Questions We love answers! We want to know! Why has the term “Google It” become so popular? Because it is a quick and easy way to find answers. Type in a phrase or keyword and in a flash Google gives you results.
Leadership Truly Starts at Home The Passing of a Leader My father, Paul F. Simkins, Sr., passed away recently after a year and half battle with cancer. He left a tremendous legacy in his chosen field, the Credit Union industry. He was a pioneer, helping lead the way in community
Rich Leaders and Learners Tim Sanders was the third speaker at the L2:Learn-Lead event on October 10, 2014. Tim was the “Maverick CEO” of a company called NetMinds and is a former Yahoo executive and a noted author and speaker. Tim’s emphasis was on People-Centric Tools for Leadership. Here are
Inspired Leaders Have GRIT On October 10, 2014 I was blessed to be a host for L2:Learn-Lead, the new annual leadership simulcast produced by the John Maxwell Company. In the last post, I shared the opening keynote by John C. Maxwell to initiate this series. Today, I want to share
Leaders Open Doors This past Friday, Oct. 10, was the inaugural L2:Learn-Lead event that was simulcast around the world. I had the privilege as a Founding Partner in the John Maxwell Team to be a host for the one of the simulcast locations. While many were in attendance, many could
Bringing People Alongside You is Crucial Years ago, Stanley Ott wrote a book called The Joy of Discipling. If you are faith-oriented, I recommend it. Not a long book but definitely a powerful one. In the book, Ott describes the premise of discipling (teaching or guiding) others is through a “With Me” approach.
Labor Day Means No Work? This week we celebrated Labor Day! Our family went out in the boat and went to a little island on the Indian River for swimming and a picnic. (NOTE TO SELF: When you put on the sunscreen, don’t forget your face!). Overall, a great time! I
Welcome Aboard, Thrill-seekers and Danger-lovers! Much of my background is as a professional trainer. Early on I learned the value of learning through others. Where did I get started on that? The Jungle Cruise! That’s right! This is Jungle Paul! Working at Walt Disney World while in college at UCF
Taking Work as it Comes When you work for yourself opportunities to earn money are precious. Anyone who doesn’t think that way doesn’t last long in business for themselves. The challenge comes in deciding what to take and what to refuse. I have heard many advise to take everything, especially