Good Leaders are Good People!

How to Lead So Others Will Follow –Tip 9 by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz This leadership tip sounds like a no-brainer, right? From your own personal experience, however, I’ll bet you've learned that’s not always true. All leaders are NOT...

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Leadership Skills are Life Skills!

How to Lead So Others Will Follow – Tip # 8 by Jean Gatz, Motivational Keynote Speaker Where can STANDOUT Leadership take you? The answer is simple. On the Road of Life, the Leadership skills we’ve covered in this blog series...

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Good Leaders Are Always Looking Ahead

How to Lead so Others Will Follow Tip 7 by Jean Gatz, Motivational Keynote Speaker Good leaders are a guiding force when it comes to successfully dealing with change. They understand that the choices they make today will impact the future...

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Attract Advocates and Allies

How to Lead So Others Will Follow – Tip 4  by Jean Gatz, Motivational Keynote Speaker Smart leaders know they can’t do the job alone, so they make sure to surround themselves with great people. They realize that in order to...

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Take Charge!

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz What’s the “one thing” you’ve done since reading this blog last week to re-think your choices and make this a STAND OUT year? Have you looked at a major change in your job or your...

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Changing the “Green Screen” of your Life

by Motivational Speaker Jean Gatz While preparing to record a video training series on leadership for a corporate client, I commented that the green screen in the background wasn’t very attractive. (I think the word I actually used was “tacky.”)...

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Where Is Your Focus?

Standing on my hotel balcony I watched as early morning beachcombers searched for seashells. Suddenly I noticed several dolphins about 100 feet from shore, putting on quite a show! Surely one of the shell gatherers would notice them and alert everyone...

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Encouragers vs. Rain Cloud People

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz Heard any discouraging comments at work lately? How about at home? Sure makes it harder to do your job and live your life, doesn’t it? Discouragers are everywhere. I call them Rain Cloud People...

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Making the Right Call

by Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz I snapped this photo the night before officials closed the levee to pedestrians in Baton Rouge as the Mississippi River continued to rise.   I heard the story of a ship captain who was trying...

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Favorite “Teachers” in the Classroom of LIFE

By Motivational Keynote Speaker Jean Gatz You’ve got 30 seconds. Name your favorite teacher. Ready? Go! No matter how old you are, where you live or what you do, you’ve probably been part of at least one conversation when people start...

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