Saturday Rundown #18

Not long ago, I was driving down the road and listening to an audiobook by Ruth Haley Barton. In it, she talked about the addiction to motion. We live in a society that is always on the move. On one hand, we accomplish a lot. On the other hand, we are exhausted. This week, what if you found or maybe even created a little pocket of time where you could be alone and breathe? Nothing for you to produce. Nobody for you to care for except yourself. No task screaming to be done. Just a breather. It might be just what you need.

Irritating Slang Words

People we work with use slang words and sometimes it annoys us, right? Maybe we do too and do not even realize it. This research reveals the top 20 slang words that leave the average person irritated. Using some or all of these words could even impact your leadership.

Fox News / 2 minutes

Leadership and Self-Deception

What if your leadership includes self-deception? What if you knew that every leader has some level of self-deception but it remains untreated and has painful ramifications? This video sketch gives you a picture of self-deception and how to overcome it.

YouTube / 3 minutes

9 Simple and Practical Guest Services Tips

Sometimes we just need a little nudge around the basics. Compare your approach to guest services with these nine tips to see how well you are doing.

The Balance / 2 minutes

Cultivate Spiritual Growth on Your Volunteer Teams

You must lead your volunteers in such a way that you care more about their spiritual growth than the position they hold on the team. What are some practical ways to make that happen?

Twelve Thirty Media / 3 minutes

NFL Coach Bill Belichik's Rite of Passage

How do you onboard new team members? Is it defined, structured, or fairly casual? Coach Belichik belives attention to detail is paramount to winning and coaching well. So, he puts his new assistants to the test. How?

Stack / 2 minutes

Horst Schulze Believes Excellence Wins

Co-founder of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Group, Horst brings a wealth of experience and success to the guest experience conversation. Join this Q & A to understand what guests want and how customer care is one of the most overlooked elements in organizations today.

Hotel Business / 5 minutes

Adopting a Servant Leadership Mentality 

There are different ways leaders can lead. Having a servant leadership mentality could be a game changer for both you and your organization. This article gives you four practical tips, including how to use the Johari Window, to help you serve others better. 

Forbes / 4 minutes

One-Sentence Wisdom

"The best thing any of us have to bring to leadership is our own transforming selves."
~ Ruth Haley Barton, Author

Bonus

Personality assessments have always been around and are popular to take. It seems that the enneagram assessment is becoming more and more commonplace. There are paid versions but here is one that won't cost you a dime. Enjoy!

Your Enneagram Coach

Jason Young