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  1. Marty Labrado

    What Does Leadership Mean to You?

    Hello all! I'm an active member of a few communities where the main focus is leadership development. One thing I find though all of the communities is Leadership means different things to different people. Don't get me wrong. There is still a core definition to Leadership. For me, it means...
  2. Marty Labrado

    Quick Question!

    If you've been on your personal development journey for any amount of time then I'm sure you've either purchased or thought of purchasing a course of some sort. I've personally invested a lot of money in my personal growth as a leader and I'm proud of every bit of information I get and every...
  3. Marty Labrado

    Newly Weds and a Happy New Year!

    Hey guys! Long time no see. I just wanted to let you know that I got married! That's why I've been away from the forums. We're still trying to find the balance (that means me balancing my time with her and my time with you guys!). I also wanted to wish you guys a happy new year. I want the...
  4. Marty Labrado

    Written or Not. What Are Writing/Going to/Want to Write?

    Good morning everyone! I'm finally feeling a ton better. More than good enough to start contributing to this wonderful community once more. Like the title asks: What are you writing? It doesn't matter if you haven't begun writing or are currently in the process. Let us know! I you have...
  5. Marty Labrado

    My Late Inactivity

    Hey guys. I just wanted to let you know why I haven't been so active lately: I'm sick! This cold/fever/flu/whateverthehellitis is kicking my butt... But I'm a warrior and I'm pushing through. I'm starting feel a little better with each passing day, but for now I'm going to continue to rest...
  6. Marty Labrado

    What's YOUR Energy Boost?

    On average, I write anywhere from 3.5K to 4K words a day. This could be for my blog, my journal, content for someone else, etc... There are some days when I'm done with other work and I know I need to crank out another 2K words, which normally wouldn't be a big deal, but I just don't have the...
  7. Marty Labrado

    Let's Get Real

    This post is meant to help this community to get to know each other a little better. We are all on different parts of the journey in our lives, and as far as personal development and leadership goes, I think we're on the same page... for the most part. So let's be brave! Life isn't always...
  8. Marty Labrado

    What Are Some Of Your Favorite Quotes?

    I was posting some quotes in other topic that were related to what we were discussing. I got curious. What are some quotes that you've come across that have really made an impact on you? These quotes here are what really stuck with me in. They've all come at just the right moment. The...
  9. Marty Labrado

    Leadership: What Qualities Make a Great Leader?

    I was reading several blog posts about leadership today, and I was wondering what qualities make a great leader? What have you noticed about someone that you were following that made you think This person has X quality and they're such a great leader because of it! ? There are many leadership...
  10. Marty Labrado

    The Do's and Don'ts of Constructive Conflict

    This is a summation of Dr. Gary Smalley's Rules of Engagement. I took this from the book The Richest Man Who Ever Lived . Conflict Don'ts: Don't bury the problem or the pain it's causing you. You might feel like this is easier to do in the short run of things and often times it is. We don't...
  11. Marty Labrado

    What Books Are You Reading?

    Reading is such a huge part of the personal development world. We all have had those moments when reading a book where we just stop to reflect and think, "Wow!" What book has done that for you? And what books are you currently reading? For me, I'm reading: Turn the Page by Chris Brady We...
  12. Marty Labrado

    Leadership: Define it in 3 Words or Less

    My three words for leadership are: Influence Servanthood Solutions In three words or less, what does leadership mean to you?
  13. Marty Labrado

    Have a Great Day Everyone

    I just wanted to encourage everyone to have a great. This goes out to all of our active members, veteran members, modestly active, new, and future members. Remember: A bad situation is only a reminder that you have the control and power to choose how you will act towards that situation...
  14. Marty Labrado

    How to Take The Headache Out of Leadership – 5 Simple Rules

    Hey there folks! This is my first post, so please be kind. I wanted to quickly share with you about the 5 simple rules you must follow to take the headache out of leadership? Also, please leave a comment and let's engage with each other. I'd like to know your thoughts and see what works for...