How did you first know that you were leadership material?

I’m not asking about when you first thought you wanted to be the boss or when you realized you wanted to direct people to be the best that they could be.

I want you to pinpoint in your mind EXACTLY when you KNEW that you were cut out for it.

I’ll tell you about my moment. It really wasn’t anything too

Some people just want to be at the top of the food chain.

Do you remember Spelling and Reading class in elementary school? I do. It was one of my favorite subjects. My least favorite was math (I still hate math).

In Spelling and Reading the teacher would write one of our weekly vocabulary words on the board and call out someone to tell the rest of us the definition. Most kids hated this, but not me. I have always enjoyed expanding my vocabulary.

So here’s today’s vocabulary word, Success. Let’s look at the

Have you ever heard of the 5 P’s? I’m sure that you have. It goes something like this, “Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance.” Over the last few years I’ve heard people from different parts of the U.S. and in multiple industries quote different renditions of this phrase. It is a powerful thought and works well when a manager is trying to enforce accuracy and perfection from his team or an individual is attempting to stick to their workout commitment. It is effective and safe for most normal tasks and jobs. The problem is that I’m really not too interested in being normal and if you’re reading this I suspect that you aren’t either. I wholeheartedly agree that planning is essential to the success of any goal or idea and there

We all have our morning rituals. As a part of mine; every day after breakfast with my family and on my way out of the door I download the “Mad Money with Jim Cramer” podcast from the previous day’s show. One day, after my daily commute, I settled in at my desk and began listening to the show. I had no idea that on this day I would accidentally stumble upon something so uproariously funny that for just a moment I would actually have to question Jim Cramer’s credibility.

Many consider themselves a leader just because of their job title or the number of followers they have on social media sites, but when it comes time to gather a team to trudge through a tough situation they look back to see that there are no people behind them. It takes some exclusive characteristics to be able to inspire others to follow you through dire straits. Here is a list of 6 qualities that leaders need to develop to inspire other real people to follow them.