Building a Culture of Trust

Building a Culture of Trust

Building a culture of trust is imperative if we want our teams to reach their fullest potential. Excellence doesn’t happen by accident. Any sustainable success we achieve is directly related to the processes we conceive. Good processes are what drive good results, so...

Teaching Your Kids Empathy

Teaching Your Kids Empathy

Do you wish to make a positive difference in our world? It would be a dream come true to counter the anger and division that often surrounds us. As parents, there’s a way we can do it: by teaching empathy to kids. Teaching empathy to kids is as essential as teaching...

Five Ways Leaders Change Lives for the Better

Five Ways Leaders Change Lives for the Better

Did you know that we’re in a global leadership crisis? That thought has popped in the news a lot lately. There have been breathless editorials from all angles about the decline of leadership in government, education, entertainment, religion, business, art, and the...

Life Skills: The Class Some Students Are Asking for

Life Skills: The Class Some Students Are Asking for

After teaching the art of communication to some high school seniors, I turned them loose to apply what they’d learned. In groups of three, students stood up front to speak on a topic they felt passionate about. One group specifically caught my attention. The group...

Five Childhood Milestones I Am Looking Forward To

Five Childhood Milestones I Am Looking Forward To

Several years ago, another dad encouraged me to bring home flowers for my daughters often so when they get older, they know that the first man who ever bought them flowers was their dad. He said to accompany the bouquets with genuine compliments and healthy affection....

Five Things you Should Say to Your Kids Every Day

Five Things you Should Say to Your Kids Every Day

I got to know a feisty teenage girl many years ago. While talking with her one night, she told me about trouble in her friendships. Without thinking, because I was young and brash, I said, “You sabotage your relationships since you’re afraid everyone will end up...

The Core Behaviors of an Authentic Leader

The Core Behaviors of an Authentic Leader

Warm Up Why are we drawn to authenticity and why does it matter? No one wants to feel like they are a commodity, and authentic leaders use their influence to care, not to coerce. Instinctively we are drawn to people who treat us like human beings. We weren’t designed...

How to Compete with No Fans in the Stand

How to Compete with No Fans in the Stand

What do game-winning scores, record-breaking jumps, diving catches, and close sprints to the finish line all have in common? A delighted, roaring crowd! Yes, all of the above are moments in sports that give our hearts great joy. I was one of the countless children who...

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How to Determine Your Jacket Size

Chest Measurements

To arrive at the correct chest measurement, measure around the chest, under the arms, and over the shoulder blades.  Do not pull the tape tight, but let it lie comfortably on the chest.

Sleeve Length

To arrive at the correct sleeve length, measure from the center of the back of the neck, over the end of the extended arm (bent at a 90 degree angle) to the wrist bone.