Using Coaching, Mentoring, and Training for Your Success

Using Coaching, Mentoring, and Training for Your Success By Theodore Henderson “The Wisdom Man” “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin Most entrepreneurs and even established business owners want to know what they can do to quickly expand their business. Grow their profits? Or, from their more personal perspe

With Orrin Checkmate Hudson

Theodore Henderson interviews Orrin C. Hudson who founded "Be Someone" in 2001. His methods were inspired by the game of chess. "Making Every Move Count" refers to the belief that success in chess and success in life require the same fundamentals, including concentration, self-esteem, problem solving skills, and discipline. Be Someone teaches kids the practical skills and techniques to overcome obstacles in life, illustrated through the best and most intellectual visual aid: th

The Top Ten Leadership Qualities

I often come across blog posts or articles that just need to be shared. This terrific article on leadership by David Hakala is one that I think will resonate with many. I would love to hear your comments on this post. The Top 10 Leadership Qualities, By David Hakala on March 19, 2008 Leadership can be defined as one's ability to get others to willingly follow. Every organization needs leaders at every level. Leaders can be found and nurtured if you look for the following character traits. A l

First Woman in 20 years Wins World Championship of Public Speaking

  First woman in 20 years wins World Championship of Public Speaking - The Toastmaster magazine, October 2008 - By Paul Sterman and Beth Black As a girl growing up in a small Texas town, LaShunda Rundles regularly gave speeches and presentations – at events such as church programs, high school banquets and conventions. Not that she chose to do so ­– she was terrified at the prospect of facing audiences. It was Rundles’ mother – a local educator ­­– who steered her into such app

What Qualities Represent a Great Leader?

[audio:001_A_021_Ted Henderson_Quote9CalvinCoolidge_2009_02_08.mp3] It's popular to believe that a cigar chewing, crew-cut, fire breathing son of a gun, gets the most out of people and is the prototype of a great leader. You do occasionally find instances of this but let's take a moment and think of modern US history from WWII forward.  Does this description fit Franklin Delano Roosevelt? No, he doesn't fit the mold. Harry Truman? No. John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King?  No. I think you get