Know, Show, and Grow Your Value

Know, Show, and Grow Your Value

I have a news app on my phone for when I’m waiting in line, trying to sleep, or just killing time. I recently read these headlines that surprised me: “30 Steps to the Raise You Want” and “24 Steps to Get the Promotion You Deserve.” While I haven’t actually read the...
Are You Where You Want to Be?

Are You Where You Want to Be?

July came (and went) fast! It’s time for a mid-year check-in on that personal leadership and growth plan. Remember that before we can effectively lead others, we need to lead ourselves. If you created a Personal Growth Plan for 2018, it’s important to do a...
(un)Motivated

(un)Motivated

One of the biggest challenges in leadership is motivating unmotivated people. As a new leader, I used to struggle with this every day. Finally, my mentor and father shared with me what he believed to be the three reasons people don’t do what you want them to do:...
Parenting Leadership Principles

Parenting Leadership Principles

 I’ve been having a lot of conversations lately around the topic of parenting. Not surprisingly, there are benefits to both simplifying our parenting principles and not micro-managing the teams we lead. As toddlers, my kids had quite a few...
Time to Call an Audible

Time to Call an Audible

I called an audible. I have known the essence of that phrase for decades. Yet only yesterday did I take the time to Google the official definition, and wow, it really makes sense now. “To call an audible” refers to the quarterback changing the play at the...