Developing Trusted Relationships

When you are taking steps toward fulfilling a goal, your greatest source of strength may come from a group of people you trust. Who do you trust?  Who can you ask for advice, clarity and accountability? Can these people help you take the next step? Many times, we look around us and see that the […]

Great Leaders Think Big

How have great leaders throughout history thought? What processes have they used? What outcomes have they had? Could it be that the way they think is part of what made them a great leader? The actual process of thinking is either one of the easiest or one of the most difficult things to do. We […]

The Power of Reflective Thinking

Leaders need to have a vision that sustains their long-term growth & effectiveness.  In order to develop and keep track of this vision, reflection is a habit that leaders must learn to incorporate into their daily lives. What is reflection? A good definition of reflection is: ‘something that shows the effect, existence, or character of […]

Overcoming the Obstacle of Inconsistency

Among my clientele, one frustration I hear voiced again and again is, ‘I am not consistent’.  For many people – whether it is in reaching business goals, or in their own personal growth – a lack of consistency is the largest obstacle to overcome. It is challenging in our modern climate to stay focused and […]

3 Steps to Conquer One’s Lack of Focus

Focus and Consistency

Among my clientele, one frustration I hear voiced again and again is, ‘I am not consistent’.  For many people – whether it is in reaching business goals, or in their own personal growth – a lack of consistency or focus is the largest obstacle to overcome. It is challenging in our modern climate to stay […]

Create a Better Future For You and Your Business

There is something within all of us that looks for a better future. If you are leading a team or are a business owner, I am sure even if you are happy with your results to date, there is a desire within you for a better future where you see: A healthier culture Engagement from your team […]

How to Create a Vision for Your Team

Having recently returned from Disney World, I am struck once again by the enormous dream that Walt Disney had. Not only did he have a huge vision and strategy, he also possessed the ability to cast it to others. Having a vision and being able to cast it where you get buying-in from your team are two different things. […]

ExportSurrey

I am delighted to welcome Louise Punter The Chief Executive for The Surrey Chamber of Commerce with her guest blog for Keep Thinking Big. There has never been a more important time for businesses to push on forward regardless of future changes in our position in Europe. As a nation we are pretty good at […]

How To Deliver Excellent Customer Service

Whenever you see excellent service, a conscientious team where nothing is too much, regardless of the industry, you can often chase its roots back to management.  Conscientious teams (those who go the extra mile) are generally teams that feel appreciated and engaged by their superiors. A Culture of Excellence Creating a culture of excellence begins from […]

Winning by connecting

Winning by connecting

15% of one’s financial success is often attributed to their technical knowledge while 85% is due to their skill in human engineering, their personality, and their ability to lead. Combine both of them and you have the ability to create, lead, earn and impact in a way that harvests huge results. Your ability to deal with people […]

What Do All Successful People Have in Common?

I am delighted to have Mark Cole write a guest post for Keep Thinking Big. Mark serves as the CEO of all five Maxwell Organizations: The John Maxwell Company, EQUIP, The John Maxwell Team, The John Maxwell Leadership Foundation, and Maxwell Motivation. We often see thinking as a natural process, one that requires little effort […]