365 Opportunities for YOU to LEAD in 2015

As I reviewed my blog posts from 2014, I thought about the people and the situations that inspired each one.

And I realized that although I’ve often said that people don’t need a title to lead, I’ve said that imagining people at all levels of an organization that have a lot to contribute. (Like the often overlooked janitorial staff or frontline employees.)

This year my eyes were opened as I realized how much we talk about leadership in the workplace and how often we ignore the need for leadership in our daily lives.

Several times throughout the year, I met people with vision, talent and time that aren’t engaged in life, and aren’t as fulfilled as they could be.  (Often emitting a mix of frustration and surrender.)

  • People that could be changing their thoughts and actions; their homes, their communities and our world.
  • People that have been waiting for someone else to make their life happen instead of living.

Today is a NEW YEAR, and each one of us is given 365 blank pages. …365 Opportunities to change YOUR life and the lives you come in contact with.

What will you write on them?

Additional reading to help you fill your blank pages:



11 Leadership Development Books

 Listed in priority order from the bottom (the foundation) up.  (Numbers 1, 2, 4, 5  and 9 will help you lead and develop yourself and the people you serve.  Numbers 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 & 11 will help you lead within an organization.)

Wishing you a Joy-Filled and Purpose-Driven New Year!




President, Giana Consulting

Chery Gegelman is an adventurer that loves to learn. ...Deep conversations, books, travel, and daily living are all food for growth.

As a speaker, facilitator and workshop leader she creates energizing environments that reflect God's grace, tear down walls, help people to consider new perspectives, and inspire change.

Chery is the Founder of Giana Consulting and Conversation Safari's, listed as a Great Leadership Speaker by Inc., writes a recognized leadership blog and has co-authored two leadership books.

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