Tag Archives: Life-Long Learning

You must first develop the leader within you

Image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net   In my e-book Mistakes: Avoiding the Wrong Decisions that Will Close Your Small Business I discuss numerous mistakes I made running our small company.  Although I learned a lot from those mistakes, there were enough of them that … Continue reading

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Continuing Education

One of the things I’ve been committed to throughout my various careers is continuing education. When I worked in a factory they began offering classes to the factory workers. This was about the time computers were showing up on people’s … Continue reading

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What are you reading?

Motivational speaker Charles “Tremendous” Jones is well known for saying “You’re the same today as you’ll be in five years except for the people you meet and the books you read.”  I believe he is right. Yet, studies consistently show … Continue reading

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Learn something new every day

One of the things I enjoy about being an auctioneer is that I am constantly learning new things. Someone once told me they had never seen anyone more committed to life-long learning than me. At the time they were referring … Continue reading

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Growing others

Zig Ziglar said that the only worse than training people and losing them was not training them and keeping them. I have shared this quote in many of the conferences I’ve led for leaders. I am committed to lifelong learning, … Continue reading

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Life-Long Learning

In 1996 I retired from a factory where I had worked for 30 years. In our last union contract we had won a 30-and-out plan making anyone eligible for retirement after working there 30 years. The way my dates worked … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Personal Growth Plan?

Last night I watched a You Tube video of John Maxwell teaching on being intentional about personal growth. He was using material from one of his books, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential. This is … Continue reading

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