Tag: John Maxwell
80 Awareness: Video Games and Leadership (5 Levels)
There is a 80s Awareness Kevin Bacon video that went viral last week. It is a funny video but there are some good points there. The main idea is that anyone born after 1985 has no idea how hard life was for people living in the 80s in terms of technology. Here is the video:… Read More ›
The DNA of a Top Performer: Is “Greatness” hereditary?
This past weekend the family gathered at my parents for lunch. My sister said she is reading Gladwell’s David and Goliath. I decided to pick it up. His chapter on the difficulties faced by wealthy families raising their kids really made me think about a course I took last year called “The DNA of Top… Read More ›
Simon Sinek: Leaders Eat Last
First impressions are important. Everybody knows that. In books, writers tend to rewrite and rework their first ten pages until they achieve perfection in their eyes. I cannot recall the last meal my wife prepared for me… both comment on my bad memory and the frequency in which she cooks… but I remember “Call me Ishmael“,… Read More ›
John Wooden: The Wizard of Westwood
I grew up with a Michael Jordan poster hanging on my bedroom wall. Before moving to Canada I gave that poster to my school coordinator, Hudson Ventura Teixeira. He was my first mentor. Most of our talks were rooted in our love for the game of basketball. Back then my signature move was the superman… Read More ›
5 Levels of Leadership: Connecting is key to level 2.
Hi Ender, Over the weekend I read “5 Levels of Leadership” by John Maxwell. While you need to be aware of the five levels, I think this is a book you can save to read when you are first awarded a leadership role. I am going to focus mainly on level 2: Permission. It was… Read More ›