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How to answer “Tell me about yourself.”

"Tell me about yourself." The statement seems simple and easy enough but it can be one of the most stressful conversation starters. Is the person just being polite or is there a deeper motive? It can be a landmine that we second guess our response to afterward. With...

The power of thank you

Two of the most powerful words that you can speak are, "Thank you."  Showing appreciation and gratitude are gestures that no one can ever get enough of. It can make someone's day, pull someone out of a bad frame of mind and affirm...

The power of your voice

Our findings show that the voice is a much more powerful tool for expressing emotions than previously assumed. -Alan Cowen Yes, words are powerful, but we often forget the power of our voice itself.   When receiving communication, how the...

The value of your audience size

We as a society can get caught up in numbers. It's easy to start attaching our self-worth to the number of likes that we get, the followers we have and comments we receive across social media platforms. I know people who have let the pursuit of numbers fully consume...

Create Disney Magic by burning the free fuel w/ Lee Cockerell

When you spend time with others it shows to them that they matter.-Lee Cockerell I'm so excited to have Lee Cockerell as our guest for our 200th episode of Passing the Baton. Lee is the retired Executive Vice President of Disney World and currently travels the world...

Commonality across generations

We've spent time identifying ageism and generational challenges (EP 197) as well as ways to gain an understanding when leading individual generations. (EP 198). Even with all the differences, there are some traits that will always be universal.  Common...

How to connect with different generations

Misconceptions, stereotypes and a lack of respect for other generations have further fueled the need for understanding each other. If we are going to be productive, we must know how to connect with each other. This was a lesson that I had to learn once I started...

How to identify ageism

Our workplace environments are dealing with generational issues more than it ever has before.  There are currently four generations simultaneously in the workforce, (Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millenials, Gen Z).  There also has not been as a profound difference...

Profiles in Leadership: Jesus

So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.-Jesus There is certainly no one in the history of the world that has been talked about and written about more than Jesus. Three of the worlds...

Profiles in Leadership: Thurgood Marshall

The measure of a country's greatness is its ability to retain compassion in times of crisis.-Thurgood Marshall Thurgood Marshall was the country's first African American Supreme Court judge. Before landing the historic position, he was known as a leader for equal...

Profiles in Leadership: Margaret Thatcher

Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.-Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher became the prime minister of Britain in 1979.  It was a time where you would have to...

Profiles in Leadership: Franklin D. Roosevelt

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.-Franklin D Roosevelt There are few leaders that faced the number of tough decisions and crossroads in leadership as Franklin D. Roosevelt. He lead the US through the Great Depression and most of the 2nd World War....

Have more fun!

Work hard, have fun, and make history.-Jeff Bezos Have fun! It's sometimes easier said than done. You can't force someone to have fun. I remember when my dad would get on to me about something and we would then go out in public. He would stop...

How an accountability partner can help you on your journey

An accountability partner is able to perceive what you can't see when blind spots and weaknesses block your vision. -Charles Stanley  I have really appreciated the accountability partners that I have had over the years. They were there when I had no one...

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Are you following your Calling?

Are you following your Calling?

If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, "Here lived a great...

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Love them like family

Love them like family

Family is not an important thing, it is everything.      Have you ever been somewhere where you didn't get served well and then you observe someone in the same establishment getting great service? It's extremely frustrating, to say the least. I'm typically...

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Stuck in the waiting room of life

Stuck in the waiting room of life

Waiting is hard. I know that it is for me. We all have times in our life when we are suddenly waiting for direction. I think of this as a waiting room. You are just stuck there and it only becomes more frustrating as you see other people come and go while you just...

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This is our community

This is our community

The importance of community, living in peace and helping one another, is a foundation piece of who we are. That can be found more so in Clarkston, GA than anywhere else in the world. Clarkston holds the crown as the most diverse city in the world. At a population of a...

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How to ace the interview

How to ace the interview

A job interview is not a test of your knowledge, but your ability to use it at the right time. I get asked fairly often, from college students to seasoned professionals, on advice for having a good interview. They range from part-time extra work to college entrance...

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Finding leadership in food

Finding leadership in food

Finding that great local spot is an adventure that I enjoy during all of my travels. A national chain is good for consistency, but a quality local place really puts its heart into its food and…

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