Everyone responds to fear, but it’s how you respond that makes the difference for a great leader. Sometimes, we’re not supposed to do anything, but that can be tough. Especially when we’re scared.
My name is Jerome D. Jackson and I am the author and owner of the website bossinthemiddle.com. Yes, that’s me in the picture. I thought it would be a good idea to let you all know why I call this website “bossinthemiddle” and the idea behind the concept that we’re all “bosses in the middle”.
Do you want true strength? Do you want the power to do anything?
Have you ever been in a boring meeting? Have you ever run one? One where people were struggling to stay awake? Maybe you’ve pretended to receive a call just so you could go in the hallway and breath? There are certain things needed to make a meeting successful.
I forget that there are many paths in life and I get concerned when others don’t follow my path. I am especially talking about one of my daughters. It is becoming very apparent that my strengths are not necessarily hers.
Here’s how I get some of the most refreshing sleep ever.
I just had a funny thing happen to me last night. I typed a lie because it sounded more sexy than the truth. Before I even completed the sentence, I said to myself, “c’mon, get honest”. Truth is, I want to “keep it real and be totally honest”, but there’s a part of me that doesn’t want to show weakness. I gotta get over that quick.
So I fessed up and told the truth.
My final thought, if your not being totally honest, your lying. If you’re going to lie on your blog when you say you’re being honest, what’s the point?
One day at a time. I quit drinking and smoking about 14 years ago. That’s when my life really started…
I’ve been forced to make changes related to removing stress from my life. It got me in trouble today. Can you believe that?
As a leader you’re going to always be searching for ways to empower your people to grab the brightest future possible. you want to encourage and inspire them to levels of performance far above anything they can imagine. We are of course, supposed to be developing leaders. One motivational techniques is to let them see the future. A peek at the future may be a great way to get someone out of their comfort level and enable them to grow. My question today is, should that picture be more positive or realistic?