March 1, 2021

Courage To Capitalize

The new decade and the year 2020 – it has me motivated! I want to do big things at work and at home. Bigger things than I have ever done before; and the right things. After much consideration, my #oneword for 2020 is #COURAGE. When I first considered adopting #COURAGE as my 2020 word, I […]

January 1, 2021

Three Continents And One Grass Field

Positive, healthy leadership is essential for success—success in everything, everywhere. From the board rooms of Fortune 500 companies, to non-profit organizations in second and third-world countries, to our young people in the classrooms. Our society needs it. Our world needs it. But building leadership skills takes time and training. […]

December 1, 2020

Today’s Learning Is On-demand: Just In Time, Just For You

Today’s Learning is On-Demand: Just in Time, Just for You Several years ago, I was working with a group of high school freshman and we were discussing the word “value.” How was it defined, the various contexts in which it could be used, and, ultimately, what each person in the room “valued” the most in [...]

November 1, 2020

Raise Your Hand If You Need A Break!

Raise Your Hand if You Need a Break! We are halfway through 2019. Do you remember what you committed to on January 1? Do you remember what you wanted to do better, more of, less of? My one word for this year was (and is) #CLEAR. I wanted to be clear, think clear, be present, [...]

October 1, 2020

How Do You Make Time?

How Do You Make Time? It’s an epidemic. We are busy. Most of us are too busy. At the recommendation of a friend, I started listening to the book “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World”. The title resonated with me immediately and I could not wait to get started. The author, [...]

September 1, 2020

Everything Can Be Taken Too Far

Everything Can Be Taken Too Far Moderation has never been a strength of mine… or a preference… or a way I lived or worked. All my life, I have been the ‘go big or go home’ kind of person. It’s a part of who I am. When I find a new hobby, I buy every [...]

August 1, 2020

I Can’t Do That… Yet!

I Can’t Do That… YET! How many times in your life have you said or thought, “I can’t do that”? Sometimes we are quick to say it, but how often do we stop and really think about the meaning of that statement? I. Can’t. Do. That. When you let it soak in for a minute, [...]

July 1, 2020

Your Meetings Will Never Start On Time!

Your meetings will NEVER start on time. I am sorry to be the one to finally declare this out loud. It is such a pain-point for companies, teams, and people all over. Your calendar looks beautiful. You have planned your priorities. If you are an advanced planner, you may have even […]