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...
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...
The Value of Character

The Value of Character

Character matters. Who you are is the basis for how the world sees you. Every small interaction with the world around us is like another brick laid in the wall of our reputation. Here’s what I mean. None of us is perfect. We are going to make mistakes. We are going to...
Get Noticed

Get Noticed

As a business owner and consultant, I get asked often by next-generation leaders how to get started. Contrary to popular belief, the Millennial generation is not void of motivation and tenacity. These leaders are seeking competent and proven mentors to help focus...
Reflection Before Resolution

Reflection Before Resolution

I gave up making resolutions years ago. I didn’t have a great system for making and keeping them. “I want to lose weight.” “I will read a book a week for the year.” “I’m going to be a better parent/spouse/employee.” Most...

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