How To Be Successful
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blues
written by Mick Ukleja

Got The Blues? Do The Opposite of What You Feel.

Avoiding These 6 Things Will Keep The Blahs Dragon At Bay

The study of happiness goes back thousands of years.  So much of it deals with the human brain.  The experts—neurologists–remind us that the brain is still a mystery.  Yet it is helpful at a layman’s level to understand some basic things about the way our brains function in relationship to happiness. For the past few […]

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10.09.2013
Inspiration
written by Mick Ukleja

Trust Creates an Atmosphere of Inspiration

Here Are 5 Ways To Build It

Trust is key to an individual’s or a company’s success, yet only in recent years has any thoughtful discussion of anything to do with trust appeared in business school curriculum.  Too often it’s not talked about until it’s hurt or eroded.  Even then, rather than discussing it, we simply choose to show it in our […]

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10.01.2013
written by Mick Ukleja

LEADERSHIP IN AN AGE OF INNOVATION

4 Ways Good Companies Play To Young Worker’s Strengths

How things have changed!  What use to be derogatory — “having your head in the clouds” — has become the best connected way of life. It amazes me how cloud computing has integrated all my apparatuses and made my computing a little more seamless. As long as my wireless is working I have instant access […]

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09.24.2013
For the road ahead
written by Mick Ukleja

Taking the Road “Well” Traveled

4 Essential Relationships

Often our journeys appear on the surface to be solitary, but they are far from it. Success isn’t a solo act.  Surrounding yourself with good people and mutual supporters is essential for success. We need the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual support of others. King Solomon said it well, Two are better than one, because […]

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08.21.2013
written by Mick Ukleja

6 Things to Do When You Encounter Turbulence

Anyone who has flown a little has had the bumpy experience of a turbulent ride.  Turbulence is indiscriminate in its ability to shake things up.  The plane can be large or small.  The passengers can be important.  They can be on Air Force One, or a West Coast Commuter.  If it happens during meal service, […]

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07.02.2013
written by Mick Ukleja

CREATING AN URGENCY, NOT AN EMERGENCY?

4 Things Successful People Do? Some of the most important things in life are accomplished when we have a sense of urgency. And some of the greatest stresses we endure are experienced when we are bombarded and ambushed by the emergencies of life. What’s the difference? It’s the locus of control. Are the stresses coming […]

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06.27.2013
written by Mick Ukleja

5 WAYS SMART PEOPLE INFLUENCE THEMSELVES

“Our mission in life should be to make a positive difference, not to prove how smart we are or how right we are.”       Peter Drucker Leadership is about influence.  When we influence others, we are leading them.  When we influence ourselves, we are self-leading.  That brings up the question, “What are the thoughts, behaviors and […]

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05.28.2013
written by Mick Ukleja

WHY ARE YOU HERE?

3 Ways The Search For Meaning Impacts Your Life   “Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose”.  Albert Einstein   Perhaps you’ve seen this picture of our Milky Way Galaxy. Our galaxy is 100,000 light years1 across.  […]

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05.14.2013
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