Attend That Meeting with Intention

Attend That Meeting with Intention

I have a love/hate relationship with conferences and meetings. Not for the reasons some people do. I pretty much enjoy any and all educational opportunities, and a productive meeting energizes me in a weird “stick-me-in-a-board-room-all-day-and-I’m-super-happy” kind...
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...
Leading Through Crisis with Hope

Leading Through Crisis with Hope

What do you look like in crisis? More importantly, as a leader, what do you look to in those moments when a difficult or important decision must be made? Do you intend to imagine the worst-case scenario? Or are you more of a Pollyanna in the midst of difficulty? Some...
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...

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