The Influence Advantage: Harnessing Hope

I have only been in a court room once. I was at the courts martial of a friend as a potential character witness. It was a judge alone court where the defendant (my friend) chose not to be judged by a jury of his peers. As the case came to a close and all the evidence had been presented, I took two glances, one at the judge and the other at my friend.

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Caleb Roche
The Influence Advantage: 6 ideas for Reflecting Hope

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall. How does that thing staring back at us invigorate the hope that lies within? Well, I know the thing staring back at me doesn't do the trick most of the time. One of the biggest reasons why is because I don't see something else, I just see me. Did you know that when dogs look at themselves in a mirror, they don't see themselves?

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Caleb Roche
The Influence Advantage: Symbol of Hope

Recently, I got heard the sound of an ice cream truck. Boy did it take me back. Back to a simpler time. A time where I didn't have responsibilities or a job. I was carefree, able to cast my worries away because I had my whole life ahead of me. No matter what I faced during the day, the sound of that ice cream truck was full of more than just sweet, cold treats that would put a smile on my face and joy in my heart.

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Caleb Roche
The Influence Advantage

It take time, hard work and persistence to gain the type of position and authority to start calling the shots in life. Remember when we couldn't wait to grow up? For me, one of the reasons why is because I wanted to finally start telling people what to do, instead of being told what to do. I had vision at an early age, and many of us had it as well.

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Caleb Roche
Dream Investors

I recently had a conversation with a few good friends and they were talking about the community they are apart of not seeing them. One of the most difficult things in life has to be the moments when we feel invisible. When you know you have something to offer, something significant and no one sees it, it's frustrating.

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Caleb Roche
Tone and Tempo as a Servant Leader

We have all heard the statement "it isn't what you said, it's how you said it." For me, that has been a critique I have heard most of my life. I have a deep value for language and a great deal of expectation from others. I assume that people, if they don't have a hearing problem that they shouldn't have a problem following the things that I say.

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Caleb Roche
G.O.A.T: A Comparison between LeBron James and Servant Leadership

The Best. It's a subjective term unless there is a definitive standard that is universally agreed upon. But some times, it's fun to discuss what we believe to be the best. Some believe that LeBron James is the best basketball player of all time, others believe that Michael Jordan still holds that crown. Greatest of All Time...the G.O.A.T.

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Caleb Roche