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Your Fave Five: Achieving Success Through Intention – 6/28 Virtual Seminar

June 20, 2012 in Business, Motivation, Personal Growth, Successful Living

How many projects are you working on right now? 2, 5, 10 or more? Are you always busy working? Do you find yourself saying, "There are not enough hours in a day"?

Or perhaps, after you have given in to so many distractions and unimportant tasks you wonder, where has the time gone?

We live in a world where there is competition for our attention more than ever before. You can't help it but get off track if you start minding all the things competing for your attention.

If you are not seeing the results you need after all the efforts you've put in or perhaps you have already given up because you thought you've had enough, join us on Thursday, June 28th at 9:00 PM EDT for this month's Virtual Seminar Call "Your Fave Five - Achieving Success Through Intention" by calling (712) 432-0900 and entering 252039 # as the access code.

It's not magic nor is it a silver bullet. Join me and discover the secret the most successful people use to create their success. This seminar will raise your awareness to new levels and give you the tools you need to help you achieve success and have better results in your life.

About the Presenter: 

Michael Charles is a Founding Partner and Certified Speaker, Trainer and Coach with the John Maxwell Team with a focus on leadership, team development and intentional living (Living on Purpose).  He has a passion for developing leaders and adding value to those around him. Michael is the founder and president of Light The World Foundation, a charity group he started in 2009 with a group of other professionals to educate children in Haiti as well as provide leadership training and coaching to youth and young professionals in the United States.

Michael started his career in a Leadership and Management Training program at JP Morgan Chase in 2000 and has worked as a Management Consultant and a Project Manager for over 12 years.  Some of the companies Michael provided consulting services to include: Bank of New York Mellon, Teach For America, Educational Testing Services, Con Edison, Verizon, DOITT/New York City Office of the Mayor and JetBlue.

Michael is also a contributing author to the Handbook of Business Strategy Series published in 2007 by Emerald.  He plays music as a hobby,  enjoys spending time with his family and shares insights on leadership and intentional living on his blog at www.leadingwithintent.com.

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The John Maxwell Team: Making a difference through leadership!

June 14, 2012 in Business, Leadership, Personal Growth

As a Founding Partner, Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team, it's an honor to join forces with John and an excellent team of people all around the world on a mission to make the world a better place one leader at a time. Together we will surely make a difference!

"I want to make a difference with people who want to make a difference, doing something that makes a difference."
? John C. Maxwell

Let me know if you'd like to learn more about this team or how we can add value to you or something you're working on.

You can also visit www.johnmaxwellgroup.com/michaelcharles for more details on our products and services.

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Leading with your strengths: Virtual Seminar Call for April 26th

April 19, 2012 in Business, Leadership, Motivation, Personal Growth, Successful Living

As we move into our careers, many of us can at times lose sight of what we do best and which part of the work places us in our 'sweet spot' - that place where satisfaction and strength meet. On this month's call with my friend and fellow John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker Deb Ingino, we will cover the best method to help you intentionally move from just ‘having a job’ to positioning yourself as a ‘Strength Based Leader’.  This is the only way you will get the most return (monetary or something of material value) and reward (personal satisfaction) for your efforts.

Join us on Thursday, April 26th at 9:00 PM EST by calling (712) 432-0900 and entering 252039 # as the access code.

You will:

  1. Learn the advantages of leading with your strength
  2. Learn the 4 steps required to become a Strength Based Leader
  3. Hear real life examples of people who have made the shift and their successes

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About the presenter: Deb Ingino

Deb Ingino

As the Vice President of Global Brand Operations for a very successful Fashion Accessory Company headquartered in New York, Deb Ingino has enjoyed the kind of corporate job most people would envy-  traveling around the world, creating and developing teams that today service retailers in more than 80 countries. She has made substantial contributions to that organization facilitating the expansion from $50M enterprise to well over $500M in revenue. Her contributions have been recognized by LIBN as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in business as well as by her colleagues.

Deb attributes much of this incredible result to having successfully studied and executed a ground up leadership approach and by tapping into her strengths for the past twenty years. She has discovered that using the knowledge of each individual’s wired strengths provided her with the opportunity to develop and seed throughout the organization dozens of successful team members who today are flourishing while operating in their strength zones. Deb has executed successful organizational development programs in more than 14 countries in 7 languages all with the end result of people and organizations reaching their highest potential.

Today, as CEO of Strength Leader Development, Deb leads with her strength as a Coach and Speaker, helping businesses, organizations and individuals learn how to reach their potential by leading with their strengths.

To learn more about Deb's work and her company, visit www.StrengthLeaderMentor.com.

Join us on Thursday, April 26th at 9:00 PM EST by calling (712) 432-0900 and entering 252039 # as the access code.

Related Article:

  1. 4 Reasons You Should Strive to Be the Best at What You Do (leadingwithintent.com)
  2. Finding Your Leadership Strengths (gmj.gallup.com)

Mastering the Art of Living – March 29th Virtual Seminar Call

March 14, 2012 in Business, Leadership, Motivation, Personal Growth, Successful Living

It is with much pleasure and excitement that I announce our guest for this month's virtual seminar call, Vickie Roundtree - a fellow John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker and friend. Our topic of discussion for this month is "Mastering the Art of Living".  Vickie is also a #1 Best Selling Author and has co-authored Fight For Your Dreams with Les Brown.

Listen in and participate in the conversation on Thursday, March 29th at 9:00 PM EST by calling (712) 432-0900 and entering 252039 # as the access code. 

Vickie will also take questions.  Come ready with questions of your own and let's make this call an interactive one.

Mastering the Art of Living

Leading yourself and others with intent require efforts in several specific areas.  Before you can lead others, you have to start with yourself first. On this call with Vickie, we will discuss the importance of living on purpose, share tips on how you can lead yourself ans start living on purpose.

Living is definitely and art and we each have to shape our lives and follow a path that's unique.  Come join us and learn how to design your own unique path by learning how to:

  • Rise above fear and adversity
  • Develop an unwavering belief in you
  • Put excuses & complaints on hiatus
  • Be grateful and enjoy life while doing it
  • Embrace change and maximize opportunities for success

About Vickie Roundtree

Vickie Roundtree graduated from Lewis University in Romeoville, IL with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. She has worked in Corporate America for 26 years holding positions in the areas of sales, marketing, IT, and supply chain management.  Vickie also has a number of certifications in information technology (IT) and spent the last 9 years of her corporate career working in IT and Supply Chain Management.  During Vickie's years in Corporate America, she has led  teams of people to achieve great results as while inspiring and motivating them to  achieve their own personal goals.

Vickie made a career change in 2009 and launched her business as a public speaker, trainer & coach. She is a Les Brown platinum speaker in addition to being a Certified John Maxwell Coach and Trainer. Vickie has a heart filled with compassion and a passion to serve and to make a profound impact on the lives that she touches.  She is on a mission to educate women around the world with basic life skills. Life skills that allow those women to embrace their power and in turn create and spread greatness through the lives they touch.

A mother to three children, Vickie is an avid supporter of Operation Smile helping them to perform necessary surgeries for children around the world that have been challenged with a cleft lip or cleft palate.

You can learn more about Vickie and the services she offers by visiting her John Maxwell Team Website.

Related Articles:

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  2. 30 days to live – Taking actions on things that matter, Part 2
  3. 30 days to live – Taking actions on things that matter, Part 3
  4. Could you be sabotaging your success and screwing your life over?
  5. Choices in Life… Could you live the life you want?
 

Commitments: They make or break you … What are you committed to?

December 13, 2011 in Business, Leadership, Motivation, Personal Growth, Successful Living

"Success may mean many things, but it will never be an accident."

This is the third and last part of the series "Gifts, Choices and Commitments" - a speech that I made at a Toastmasters meeting last month expanded for this blog. This post is about how commitments can make or break you, their importance and how they can impact your life's journey. Mine certainly have shaped my life.

Commitments are major intentional decisions that we make at specific times in our lives that, if managed on a daily basis, help us to stay on a specific desired path.

We all have something or someone we are committed to. The question is not whether we're going to commit to something, but rather Read the rest of this entry →

Do you have a plan for growth?

September 28, 2011 in Business, Communication, Leadership, Motivation, Personal Growth, Successful Living

Are you looking to grow?  Are you looking to be, do and have more in your life?  If so, below is a sample growth plan that my mentor and friend John Maxwell shared on his blog a couple years ago that I think you'll find valuable - especially for those of you who participate in my Mastermind Groups.

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Clipped from http://johnmaxwellonleadership.com/2010/02/08/do-you-have-a-personal-plan-for-growth/

On Twitter and Facebook on Sunday, I quoted my friend Paul Meyer, mentioning that he was the person who helped me create my first personal growth plan. In the hours afterward, I received dozens of requests, all asking the same thing: “How do you create a personal growth plan?”

The answer to that takes more than 140 characters, so I thought I’d post it here:

The key to a life of continual learning and improvement lies in developing a plan for growth and following through with it. Paul Meyer knew this. In fact, when I first met him and we had lunch, he asked me a question that changed my life: “Do you have a personal plan for growth?” Read the rest of this entry →

Freedom. It’s not what you think – wisdom from Scott Dinsmore

July 6, 2011 in Business, Communication, Leadership, Motivation, Personal Growth, Successful Living

Freedom is not what you think

For all the talk of "freedom" and "independence" going on this week, many are still not free.  The reason...?  There is a lack of willingness to dream and make some sacrifice to relentlessly pursue that dream.  Think of all the courage, sacrifice and willingness it took the fathers of this nation (USA) to fight until they achieved their dreams of freedom and were able to declare independence and for us to have and boast about this week.  They did something that mattered.

Today you don't need to sacrifice as much as they.  And so my question for you:

Are you willing to do the same to better your life and that of your neighbor?  What does Read the rest of this entry →

30 days to live – Taking actions on things that matter, Part 2

June 4, 2011 in Business, Communication, Motivation, Personal Growth, Successful Living

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Focus on Relationship: Making things right

In part one of the series we explored some of the things that one might consider and action steps to take given only 30 days to live. We posed the question: How would your life be different had you only 30 days to live? We covered how we usually talk about the past and the future while forgetting to live today the best we can. The tendency that we have of exaggerating yesterday, overestimating tomorrow and underestimating today gives us a false perspective on how to best live life. What I urged is that you should start now, turn your intentions into actions and make today tomorrow’s ‘good old days’.

In part 2 of the series, we focus more on Read the rest of this entry →

30 days to live – Taking actions on things that matter, Part 1

May 23, 2011 in Communication, Motivation, Personal Growth, Successful Living

Average Reading Time: 3.7 minutes

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow.  Learn as if you were to live forever."
Mahatma Gandhi

If you only had 30 days to live, would you continue doing the same things that you are doing now?

How would your life be different?

What would become a priority for you?

As you think about these questions, you will realize that there are adjustments you would want to make in your life. Being faced with death has a way of Read the rest of this entry →

Intentional Living – What is it all about?

May 7, 2011 in Book Reviews, Business, Communication, Leadership, Motivation, Personal Growth, Successful Living

I started this blog with the sole purpose of sharing with you one of my passions - leadership development and personal growth. This blog is called "Intentional Living" because not being intentional about our daily activities and thoughts mean that we are placing a lid on our potential. By being intentional we are putting ourselves on a path that will take us to Read the rest of this entry →

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