Week 1 and 2

Why- Simon Sinek

While watching this video, I saw that Simon primarily addressed principals of a successful person and professional. It caught my attention as in order to be successful, you must know key tips. First, you typically have to have a leadership role in the work environment. Second, encouraging not discouraging. Third, do your job well. Being… Read More Why- Simon Sinek

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Shut Up and Sit Down

This article, What is Leadership?, really struck my attention while reading. Many people think leadership can be different attributes. Leadership is having control, managing, and overall depending on others to make things happen in a timely manner. But what makes a good leader? Having good communication skills, not micromanaging, and having trust in their employees… Read More Shut Up and Sit Down

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You Are Not Special

You are not special caused me realize that we really aren’t. We are all unique in so many ways, but that does not mean we are “special.” Of course, you are special to your parents because you are their child. It is a different kind of special, something akin to unique. It is that bond;… Read More You Are Not Special

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Empathy as Dark Matter

Reading this article, Empathy as Dark Matter, caused me to reflect on the notion that you do not always know what another individual is experiencing. For example, about a year ago my uncle committed suicide. He had many episodes before the tragedy, and my family did everything they could to help him in his environment;… Read More Empathy as Dark Matter

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Lead…Read

After reading this article, “For Those That Want to Lead, Read” caused me to consider and reflect on successful people. Steve Jobs is an excellent example. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Apple, and discovered products that have evolved in our use of technology. Initially, he was a student where he developed ideas through… Read More Lead…Read

Week 1 and 2

Zappos

While reading this article, it made me think about how businesses really do operate. It focus on the how and whys of how to run a successful business. Of course, the start up cost of a business can be challenging for most but after a while it starts to come together. Owning a business is… Read More Zappos