The Empowerment Gathering live in Sacramento, CA

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Announcing The Empowerment Gathering live!

Will return August 4 and 5, 2011
The Double Tree Inn, Sacramento, CA

An incredible journey of life balance,
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Women's Empowerment: The world is crying out for leaders (Is it in you?) Discover the leader within

People eyeing you as a potential leader tend to ask three questions:
1. Are you committed?
2. Do you care about me?
3. Can I trust you?
- Lou Holtz

What irritates you? When you discover this you may find the problem you were born to solve.

When you are at work, do you get frustrated because things don't seem to be happening the way they’re supposed to be? You see people milling around but nothing gets accomplished. And in the daily hustle and bustle, do you feel that your goals remain just that – goals. Then maybe its time for you to stand up and do something about it.
Maybe it's time for you to take initiative.

Most people are content just to stand around listening for orders. And it isn't unusual to adopt a follow-the-leader mentality. But maybe, somewhere inside of you, you feel the desire to make things happen – to be the head, not the tail. Then maybe leadership just suits you fine. This quality can be found in entrepreneurs. An entrepreneur
is willing to take on the risks and challenge of managing a business.

Some people believe that great leaders are made, not born. Yes, it may be true that some people are born with natural talents. However, without practice, without drive, without enthusiasm, and without experience, there can be no true development in leadership.

A good leader is always seeking to improve their natural skills. They realize that the only secure investment is an investment in themselves.
This takes a commitment to constantly improve in whatever endeavor a person chooses. Regardless of what family, friends or society says they have a
undying commitment to self improvement, business and spiritual growth.

First of all, let's define leadership. To be a leader, one must be able to influence others to accomplish a goal, or an objective. He contributes to the organization and cohesion of a group.

Contrary to what most people believe, leadership is not about power. It is not about harassing people or driving them using fear. It is about encouraging others towards the goal of the organization. It is putting everyone on the same page and helping them see the big picture of the organization. You must be a leader not a boss.

Leadership is not only evident within the walls of a company but can be identified in the company of people whether at an event, church function,
community, network it can even be identified in the realm of social media.

First of all, your leadership will influence people to follow you. How is this accomplished?

People follow others when they see a clear sense of purpose. People will only follow you if they see that you know where you are going. Remember that bumper sticker? The one that says, don't follow me, I'm lost too? The same holds true for leadership. If you yourself do not know where you're headed to, chances are people will not follow you at all.

You yourself must be clear on your own vision, purpose and goals. Where it concerns where you work whether in the capacity of upper management or supervisor you must know the vision of the organization. Having a clear sense of hierarchy, knowing who the bosses are, who to talk to, the organization's goals and objectives, and how the organization works is the only way to show others you know what you are doing.

Being a leader is not about what you make others do. It's about who you are, what you know, and what you do. You are a reflection of what your subordinates must be.

Studies have shown that one other bases of good leadership is the trust and confidence your subordinates have of you. If they trust you they will go through whatever they need to for you and for the organization.

Trust and confidence is built on good relationships, trustworthiness, and high ethics.

The way you deal with your people, and the relationships you build will lay the foundation for the strength of your group. The stronger your relationship, the stronger their trust and confidence is in your capabilities.

Once you have their trust and confidence, you may now proceed to communicate the goals and objectives you are to undertake.

Communication is a very important key to good leadership. Without this you can not be a good leader. The knowledge and technical expertise you have must be clearly imparted to other people.
Remember being a leader takes a good deal of work and time. It is not learned overnight. Remember, also, that it is not about just you. It is about you and the people around you.

Again being a leader is not only tied into an organization, you can influence individuals wherever you are and in whatever field you serve. Stand out
as the leader in your industry.

So, do you have the drive and the desire to serve required of leaders? Do you have the desire to work cooperatively with other people? Then start now. Take your stand and be leader today. Take inventory of the resources around you like mentors, coaches, training, networks etc. that will help you cultivate the leadership within you
and allow you to confidently step out and share your gift with the audience that is hungrily waiting for you!

Take the next step. Continue your leadership development by maximizing
your empowerment. If you're ready I invite you to register for my
transformation Teleseminar series right here.

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