I recently asked a question on Quora. Quora is a platform that can be pretty useful in learning new things or uncovering new perspectives. It allows you to ask questions and select a prefered audience based on experience and backgrounds to answer. My question: “If you were provided $1million today and had to spend it … More Million $ Question Experiment
I am sure you have noticed, it has been a while since I have blogged. I have started several blogs over the last few months. All of these blogs have ended up being pushed into my trash unfotunately. This blog is going to be more about where my head has been at. I am sure … More …Welcome Back!
Have you ever chosen a side after viewing a 20 second clip? Do you post your opinion/thoughts on social media? Which media channel do you watch/listen to? So many opinions, so many views and SO much hate. We have all been guilty of feeling one way or another. Hillary or Trump? Innocent or guilty? Too … More ?
So anyone can say “No” but can you overcome it? When I say “overcome,” I want you to begin to think about “how you respond,” not necessarily immediately turning No into a yes. No is similar to adversity. We are all faced with it from time to time in our lives and it is one … More The Power of No!
Today being Mother’s Day, it makes sense to recognize my Mom in my leadership blog. I once saw a quote “Men are what their Mothers made them.” I can say personally, my Mom has played the biggest role in guiding me to be who I am today. Love With Meaning: My Mom has always shown … More Thank You Mom!
I want to discuss a book that has played a heavy role in my development, both personally and professionally. “Leadership & Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box” by The Arbinger Institute In this read, the book dives deep into the different situational approaches and perceptions per all decisions. This book continuously challenges you to look … More Not Your Father’s Book Report
As leaders, it is important we continuously use the impact of a mirror strategy in our everyday business. Doing so will deepen relationships, lessen turnover and generate a higher level of productivity in the workplace. The impact of a mirror strategy consists of 3 primary topics: Placing Blame Who do you look at first when … More Impact of a Mirror
Millennials are not only becoming the majority in the workplace, we are innovating the work environment. How to engage and retain millennials: Work-Life Balance/Integration Work-life balance/integration does not mean less work and more life. Work-life balance/integration focuses on work flexibility and life passions: Work Flexibility: Technology is so relevant in our world today, we are connected … More Engaging & Retaining Millennials
I get it, not everyone comes to meetings wanting to participate. Not everyone comes to work wanting to work together. There are two primary obstacles we must overcome to generate a higher level of team participation: Energy: In most meetings, we spend a lot of time sitting. Sitting causes our fluids to slow down. When our … More Team Participation, Who’s In?