Look Beyond Look beyond yourself today. Focus your attention outwardly. See someone who needs a helping hand. Offer yours. Notice someone who needs words of reinforcement or inspiration. Speak those words. Look beyond yourself today. Reflect on your life. Who has helped you? Who has supported you on your path to today? Say so. Express…

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So, in the past two blogs we have addressed two phases of leadership: (1) leadership of self, and (2) leadership of others. Today, I will address leadership as it pertains to those you serve: your clients, customers, patients—the people with whom you interact in your business or organization. I often say, “You cannot—nor would you…

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My husband’s name is John Jameson. His heritage is Scottish. They have the tartan, the crest, the kilt, everything. The founder of one of the major Irish Whiskey distillery’s in Ireland is John Jameson. While there may be a connection between my husband’s family and this now famous brand of John Jameson and Son Irish…

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Today, I tried to open one of my drawers that is full of boxes of notecards that I absolutely love to collect, write notes upon and send to friends, family and folks I meet along my path. But, the drawer was crammed to fullness and I couldn’t open it. So, I did what any strong,…

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The Jameson Ranch is nestled in the foothills of the Arbuckle Mountains in southern Oklahoma near the town of Davis. This ranch was established in 1945 by John’s grandparents; Chester Houston Jameson, and Jean Jameson.   John’s parents, Roger and Dorothy Jameson cleared the land, built fences, and worked diligently to make it into a working…

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I’ve come to learn that fishing is much more than casting a line from a pole into a body of water in order to snag various kinds of fish and bring them to the surface for one of two purposes: to be tossed back carefully into the water or to be brought to the shore…

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This past weekend we celebrated Earth Day – a day to recognize the beauty and value of our precious planet and the important responsibility we all have to be stewards of this incredible place we call home.  As I think back on the day, I want to encourage all of you to take a moment…

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“I don’t have the energy to get out of bed. I can’t face the day ahead. I force myself to go to work, but I know I’m only doing a part of my job. I may be there physically but I’m gone mentally. I just want to go to bed and never get up.” Sound…

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In a 2014 poll by Gallup on worker engagement, only 31.5% of the employees said that they like their work and are actively contributing. 51% said that they are not engaged. This group said that they quietly dislike their job and are clocking in and out, but only doing the tasks they have to do…

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John and I are in the Sierra Nevada Mountains combining some days of vacation with work. How can one spend time in these beautiful mountains without being both inspired and humbled by their beauty and their magnificence? We spent time in Yosemite National Park as the United States National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday.…

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