Character Part 2

Welcome Back! Hopefully, you’ve completed the exercise we talked about in our last blog, and have written down five qualities that you would like to define your character. This week we want to help you make that desire a reality. To start, rate yourself from 1-10 on the following question: How well are you living out the character qualities that …

Character Part 1

    Let’s talk about character! Character is the last of the three topics that make up The Wow Factor. So far we’ve covered excellence (doing things above the average), and competence (the ability to do something with excellence). Maybe you remember from our opening post that we define character as doing the right thing–even when no one is looking. On a …

Understanding the Cautious Person

This week we continue with the second component of the Wow Factor: Competence, being good at what we do. We are in the middle of our study on understanding human behavior and personalities, a competency that will benefit everyone looking to deliver the Wow Factor. We are using the DISC model as a simple and effective method of learning. You’ll want …

Understanding the Steady Person

This week we continue with the second component of the Wow Factor: Competence, being good at what we do. We are in the middle of our study on understanding human behavior and personalities, a competency that will benefit everyone looking to deliver the Wow Factor. We are using the DISC model as a simple and effective method of learning. You’ll want …

Understanding the Inspiring Person

This week we continue with the second component of the Wow Factor: Competence, being good at what we do. We are in the middle of our study on understanding human behavior and personalities, a competency that will benefit everyone looking to deliver the Wow Factor. We are using the DISC model as a simple and effective method of learning. You’ll want …

Understanding the Dominant Person

This week we continue with the second component of the Wow Factor: Competence, being good at what we do. Last week we suggested that understanding human behavior and personalities is a competency that will benefit everyone looking to deliver the Wow Factor and introduced the DISC model as a simple and effective method. You’ll want to read that post if you …

Understanding Personalities

Last week we introduced the second component of the Wow Factor: Competence, being good at what we do. As we mentioned, the particular skillsets for which you’ll need to gain high levels of competence will naturally depend on your own vocation, talents, and personality. Being aware of the nuances of your own personality and those you come in contact with, and …

Competence

Maybe you’ve heard the quote Attitude is Everything! Well, not to dispute the many inspiring leaders who have made that claim, but I beg to differ. If you’ve read my blog, heard me speak or attended one of my workshops then you already know that I do think attitude is incredibly important, so what gives? Attitude is important, but if we’re not very good …

Excellence: Health & Fitness

This week we continue our pursuit of the Wow Factor through excellence. The Wow Factor is simply a memorable experience that leaves others talking about us in an extremely positive way. We’ve also defined excellence as above average. Last time we looked at ways to pursue excellence through Making Things Right.  This week, we’ll look at achieving excellence through health and fitness. This is …

Excellence: Making Things Right

This week we continue our pursuit of the Wow Factor through excellence. The Wow Factor is simply a memorable experience that leaves others talking about us in an extremely positive way. We’ve also defined excellence is simply above average. Last time we looked at ways to pursue excellence through our self-talk.  This week, we’ll look at achieving excellence by making things right. This may seem …