Category: Character

How to Adapt During Crisis by DISC Behavior

    By Carol Mettenbrink, Consultant at TTI Success Insights– An ELAvate Partner As your Senior Business Services Consultant at TTI SI, I wanted to learn more about how each behavioral style has been reacting to our current global situation.

“Are You Stir Crazy or Have Cabin Fever?” It Depends on Our Attitude!

Stir Crazy is a phrase that dates to 1908 according to the Oxford English Dictionary and the online Etymology Dictionary. Used among inmates in prison, it referred to a prisoner who became mentally unbalanced because of prolonged incarceration. It is

Creating Margin in Our Lives

Adapted from “Facts of the Matter” by Dwight Hill, my mentor for 23 years 45% of the space in this blog is margin. You wouldn’t read this blog if the print ran to the edges of the computer screen because

Seven Emotions That Follow a Sense of Entitlement

Dr. Tim Elmore wrote on his recent blog about the seven emotions that follow that sense of Entitlement. Read on for his insight on this! Michael J. Griffin Founder ELAvate John Maxwell Team Founder A few short years ago, corporate

Get out of Your Own Way to Achieve Success Dave Clark’s Insights

Sometimes we are the biggest barrier to our achievements and successes. Our own barriers can block us from reaching our full potential in family, career, financial independence, and personal growth. Dave Clark, of TTI Success Insights has written a refreshing

Building a “Whatever It Takes” Attitude On Your Team

By Tim Elmore, Growing Leaders The phrase hung over the doorway of the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room for decades. It has been used over and over again by championship teams from all sports. It’s a mindset. It’s a way of

Building a Healthy Identity

Leadership Blog #71 — Five Actions that Form a Healthy Identity

Recently, Tim Elmore blogs about the growing emphasis on personal self-esteem he noticed during his lifetime. The definitions for healthy self-esteem however have changed in this smartphone and social media generation. Does it foster a new kind of self-esteem or

Inspiring Caring for Others

Leadership Blog #57 - Inspiring Caring for Others

Recently, I came across Tim Elmore’s blog post “Five Shifts We Must Make According to Harvard” and thought of sharing it with you. In it, Tim shared a report released from the project “Making Caring Common” at the Harvard Graduate

2 Simple Lists to Accelerate Your Success in 2016

2 Simple Lists to Accelerate Your Success in 2016 | ELAvate! Leaders Blog

Here it is already the end of February, two months out after setting your 2016 goals and aspirations. Rather than checking up on how you are doing, I have two simple but thought-provoking lists that you can do to propel

Not Just Another Leadership Theory

Not Just Another Leadership Theory | ELAvate! Leaders Blog

Leadership has been one of the most researched, most written about, and perhaps the least understood topics in our modern world. From the Great Man theory in the late 1800s, to the Behavioral theories in the 1970s, to more recent

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