10 Blogs I Read Every Week

and why you should too

I’ve become quite to blog reader over the last few months. If you’re anything like me, there’s so much great content out there it is overwhelming. I’m offering my top 10 blogs that I read on a regular basis (regular means when they post). Michael Hyatt’s – Intentional Leadership Blog Michael Hyatt is the former […]

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5 Reasons You Should Smile Everyday

A smile is recognized as a universal language. Genuine smiles echo a sense of hospitality and warmth, both keys to great leaders. Think back to a time when you were walking down the street and a stranger just smiled. Most likely, that smile caused you to smile, even if it was for a split second. Hopefully by […]

Reasons to Smile

Are You Jealous?

Do you have a co-worker that you’re jealous of? Is it personal or professional? Do they have it all together, the dream house, sports car, perfect family? Or is it the best job, all the promotions, and raises? Is jealousy a good motivation for getting ahead? In today’s post, I discuss jealousy and try to […]

Jealous, Jealousy, Work, Envy, Covet

The Thing That Separates The Pros from The Amateurs

Ok, there may be more than one thing that separates the pros from the amateurs. In this post, I detail what really sets them apart and arguably could all be tied together. Consistency. Merriam-Webster defines consistency as “harmony of conduct or practice with profession”. The regularity of events makes some better than others. Regular runners […]

Consistency separates the professionals from the amateurs

Hey Coach: Put Me In

Odds are you’ve heard the phrase “Hey coach, put me in!”. This really resonates with the leadership style required for going forward. If you’re a leader, replace that with coach. Think of some of the great sports coaches in history. Adolph Rupp, John Wooden, Phil Jackson, Pat Summit, and Jimmie Johnson. Really, the list could […]

Coach or Mentor

The 21st Century Leader

5 Changes You Will Need To Make

Gone are the days of do as I say. The 20th Century was full of leaders who demanded people do things just because they said so, all the while they did the complete opposite. A 21st Century leader will need a transformation from the status quo to be successful. You ask, why should I have to […]

5 Things You Can Do To Attract Millennials

The Millennials are coming to an organization near you. Actually, they’re already here. Millennials account for an estimated 34% of the workforce. Over the next decade, estimates show Millennials will become 75% of the available workers. In 2016 alone, 3.6 million Boomers will retire. Are you prepared? Millennials have a lot to offer, but they […]

8 Surprising Lessons Zootopia Can Teach You

They Might Surprise you

Have you ever gone to the movies expecting nothing more but to see a 4 year old entertained? I went this weekend to see Zootopia with no expectations except a couple laughs here and there. Well, it didn’t disappoint in laughter, but there was an underlying tone that caught my eye as well. Zootopia is a new release […]

8 Lessons From Zooptopia

Why Your Followers Need You To Be Trustworthy

Search “Trust Leadership” on Google and you will find about 372,000,000 results. It seems like these two go hand in hand. If trust in leadership is such a hot topic, then why are there so many issues trusting leaders? The answer is, we’ve been let down to many times. Like the old saying “fool me […]