leadership related Tips and resources

Combine Direct with Polite for Best Results

When you feel “trapped” in a difficult situation, it can be hard to know what to say or do. But, there is always a healthy way out of that dilemma. The answer comes in being polite, yet direct with the other person(s) involved. When you are polite to someone, you show respect and gentleness. And, when you are direct, you demonstrate firmness and purpose in your answer. Maybe a couple of examples will help. All [...]

Attitude, Behavior, Conversation – Remember Your ABC’s

One of the first things we all learned in school was our ABC’s. The alphabet is the foundation for learning how to read. We soon learned the sounds of the different letters and how to put those sounds together in order to create words. I am all for learning to read and I love education. I am the eternal student, always trying to learn something new. The most amazing thing I have ever learned is [...]

Learning to Let Go. Master Your Emotions

What you can walk away from, you have mastered; what you cannot walk away from has mastered you! Have you ever had something happen in your life and you just could not let go of it? It might have been a situation involving money or one in which you were holding a grudge. All of us face situations with our family and friends that cause us to hold on more tightly than we should. When [...]

Objectives, Priorities, Goals

Why I Separate These 3 Important Items By Robert A Rohm Personality Insights, Inc. began in 1991. I had been speaking for several different organizations and I finally came to the conclusion that I should start my own business. It was somewhat a leap of faith, but now, looking back these many years later, I am certainly glad I took that step. In the early days, I was extremely fearful that I would run out [...]

Warning: You are Going to Grow Old and Die

What You Can Do About It I thought that title might get your attention! That thought is not as morbid as it may seem at first glance. If you keep reading, you will see that this Tip really is going to turn in a positive direction.   I have become painfully aware that death is a reality. It is not something we like to talk about much, but it is something that is very, very [...]

Take Action. Become a Doer. Learn More.

What you hear, you forget; what you see, you remember; what you do, you understand. I am sure that anyone who reads this article has heard a statement similar to this one at some point in their life. Anyone who has been around an educational program, a seminar leader or a motivational speaker, has heard over and over again that in order to be successful, you have to do more than just hear good ideas. You have to actually put them into practice. This week, I want to focus on one particular aspect of this concept.   We communicate on a daily basis with words. We relate to our families, friends and the significant other people in our lives, all with words. We all hear so much information every day. Ours truly is a verbal society.   Also, you cannot walk through an airport, a shopping mall, a motel lobby, or any other area, without seeing many advertisements or signs being displayed. Even as we drive along the highway, we are bombarded by road signs and billboards trying to get their message across. We see a lot of information everywhere we go. […]