Flexibility I

Flexibility I

Flexibility: Willingness to change or compromise as a situation requires. People who are flexible are cooperative and willing to compromise.  They are resilient, make adjustments, and understand the concept of “give and take.”  To be flexible, we must show...
Generosity II

Generosity II

“Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.”  2 Corinthians 9:6-8 (NIV) Being generous makes us feel better about ourselves.  Generosity is both a natural confidence builder and a natural self-hatred...
Generosity I

Generosity I

Generosity: Selflessly using your resources to benefit others. Willingly giving time and resources + meeting the needs of others without selfish ambitions = generosity Did you know that being generous also benefits the one that gives?  Research has shown that...
Resourcefulness II

Resourcefulness II

What does a resourceful leader look like in your mind?  If you recall, there was a television show in the late 1980s called “MacGyver.”  The character would always find himself in precarious situations and was always ill prepared to find a way out of these troublesome...
Resourcefulness I

Resourcefulness I

RESOURCEFULNESS:  Ingenuity and skill in dealing with new, unexpected situations Using creativity and innovation to solve problems + seeing the opportunities in unexpected situations = resourcefulness Resourceful people are positive and enthusiastic because...
Integrity II

Integrity II

Integrity: Do you have it, and do those you depend on see you as a person of integrity? Leadership is only made possible by the influence we have with our people.  Integrity is a requirement for anyone to have influence.  Integrity is a subtle principle that may not...
Integrity I

Integrity I

Integrity:  Uncompromising, consistent commitment to what is right Integrity will exponentially improve relationships whether personal or professional.  I will have peace with myself because I do not hide anything.  This reduces stress and allows me to interact with...
Teachable II

Teachable II

People who are unteachable are characterized by resistance to new information and to being corrected.  They are opinionated, reject feedback, and assume they are always right.  Have you ever worked or tried to complete a project with a person fitting this...
Teachable I

Teachable I

“Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.”  – John Maxwell Being teachable is a very important trait to possess.  Whether you are a school-aged child or a retiree who has lived a long life, our brains have the unique ability to continue to process...
Transparency II

Transparency II

Transparent people are open, honest, and forthright.  They have nothing to hide and are willing to share appropriately.  However, people who are not transparent are secretive and attempt to hide their thoughts and feelings.  They hold back the truth about themselves...