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5 Things Your Kids Will Always Remember about You

5 Things Your Kids Will Always Remember about You

Every moment is another chance to make a memory, and whether or not we realize it, we’re creating good or bad memories every day, while indifferent moments just fade away.  We all have regrets.  In reality, a number of woulda, coulda, shouldas, haunt us all, but there doesn’t have to be so many of those. […]

4 Ways to “Press On” Rather than “Hang On” This Week & Beyond

4 Ways to “Press On” Rather than “Hang On” This Week & Beyond

As many of us head back to work I wanted to share some thoughts on victory and defeat.  It’s my hope that your first Monday of the New Year will bring only victory.  Of course, I realize victory means different things to different people.  Even so, we can tell when someone is living victoriously. It […]

5 Crucial Considerations to Help You Better Steward Criticism

5 Crucial Considerations to Help You Better Steward Criticism

We often discuss how to be better stewards of time, money, and resources, but have you ever considered the importance of stewarding criticism?  How can we become better stewards of the reviews, opinions, judgements, or feedback of others regarding our work? To steward means simply to “thoughtfully manage”. How do you manage criticism?  What is […]

Welcome to ChesterGoad.com!

Hi I’m Chester. I make unique connections between leadership, learning, & life through the power of story. I’ve found my purpose in making a difference helping other people make theirs. If you need coaching, consulting, a speaker, or some encouragement visit the blog or listen to my podcast. The Leaderbyte Podcast drops pretty regularly. On […]

Of Zippers, Smart Alecs & Trapper Keepers: Tale of an ADHDr.

I’ve just wrapped up my doctorate. That’s right. I am finally Dr. Goad. This realization that I have completed my higher education (in the formal sense of course) is one revelation that got me thinking about where I am and how I got here. I wanted to take a moment to encourage others who have attention […]

We Run.

WE RUN. By Chester Goad We are Americans. On Monday, we run. We run to work. We run factories, businesses, construction sites, computer networks, and even our government. We run to schools.  We run to grade schools, middle schools, high schools, trade schools, and colleges. We run to the doctor for a check-up, by the […]

Head-banging, Massage, and Dyslexia: A Proper East African Welcome

An elderly African man dressed in brightly colored traditional African clothing had sat in the opposite aisle-seat to mine for what seemed liked days but in reality had been only about 16 hours.  We had not spoken one time.  Granted it was an evening flight and everyone was tired, but I had tried to make […]

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