THOUGHTS ON LEADERSHIP: TIME MANAGEMENT

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels found me first in Bloomington, MN for the HomeServices of America Marketing/IT Conference where I spoke about leadership and Wildly Important Goals (WIGs). Today, I recorded a podcast with Amy Vetter, a keynote speaker, trailblazing technologist, CPA and yogi. Her philosophy melds mindfulness with management to help leaders across the world generate more business, create balance and find bliss.

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Thoughts on Leadership: Minimize Excess to Maximize Results

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels first found me first in Hawai’i, spending time with my family. Next, I flew home to Northern California for a brief “staycation.” (As you know, I’m a big proponent of balance and adding downtime to your calendar before work; I’ve had this time off scheduled since last year.)

As I recharge and relax, I’ve also used the opportunity to go through certain rooms in my house and throw things away. Believe it or not, it makes me supremely happy to organize … sifting through closets, organizing my garage and cleaning out drawers. It’s incredibly satisfying to get rid of stuff I simply don’t need.

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Thoughts on Leadership: The Example of St. Nick

Everyone knows there’s no such thing as a gingerbread cookie-cutter template for the perfect leader. All leaders are intrinsically different yet they do share common traits: They always inspire, they motivate, they lead by example, they spread joy and cheer to every member of their team.

And when we think about fantastic leaders, one unconventional yet universal example comes to mind: Old St. Nick! There’s no denying St. Nick has got a lot on his cookie-filled plate but he handles it all with finesse and experience year after year. Here are a few reasons why St. Nick is the epitome of a great leader:

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