A Leader Must Give Up to Go Up

“The heart of leadership is putting others ahead of yourself. It’s doing what is best for the team. For that reason, leaders have to give up their rights. The cost of leadership: Leaders must be willing to give up more than the people they lead. Leadership means sacrifice.”(Maxwell,2007) This is very true. A leader sets … Continued

Law of Sacrifice

Recently there has been vastly more “golden parachute” scenarios than there have been of service leadership. One of my favorite examples of service leadership is Costco CEO, Jim Sinegal. As the CEO of one of the biggest big box sellers across the world, he takes in a salary of less than $200k, and on top … Continued

Leading to Let GO

I think this mindset of leading to let go is quite effective especially in the military work place.  I had a supervisor that would continually remind me that he was training me to take his place.  He would give me advice and take me with him to do various tasks that many other co-workers were … Continued

Lasting Emotional Effects of Cyber Bullying

The emotional impact of cyber bullying is one of epic proportion. Children are committing suicide because of this bullying (not only due to cyber bullying, but bullying in general). Cyber bullying is described as “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices. Cyber bullying therefore involves harassment … Continued


There’s a saying that says, “life’s all about choices.” The choices we make each and every day shape our life. Looking back it’s interesting to see how the little every day details, that usually get lost in the more important things, are really what shape our life. One of my friends and I were recently … Continued