604,800 Seconds

So today is Monday – The very best thing about Monday is how even the playing field is. We all start out with exactly the same amount of time – 604,800 seconds – exactly...

Encouraging Our People to Think Big

A number of years ago, as part of a personal development plan at the organization where I was a Director, I was provided with the opportunity to work with an executive coach. The first...
procrastination

It Can Wait for Tomorrow

Procrastination lurks as the silent killer of dreams, the one reality that drags us, unknowingly, from good to average. Sometimes it is the most benign things, as I’ve learned so well from my teenagers....

Leadership and Team Management

It wasn’t so very long ago that the person in charge of a business spent their whole time telling others what to do. Micromanagement was essentially what was expected from those at the top...
Take Responsibility - Be happy

Take Responsibility – Be Happy

The real question is whether or not you want to be happy at work? You won't ever be happy if you constantly tell yourself that you're "stressed to the max” don`t like your co-workers...

LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM A DANCE MOM

Actually I’m a dance dad, but the title “…lessons from a dance Dad,” just looked too weird. But really, many of you would likely be familiar with the show “Dance Moms” and the craziness...
Fail Successfully

Successfully Failing

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” - Thomas A. Edison Nobody likes to fail. While we do fail from time to time it still is hard to take. But if...

Leadership Hack – Leading the Millennial Tribe

  The term millennials generally applies to the individuals who have reached adulthood by the turn of the 21st century. Individuals between the ages of 18 to 35 born after the year 1980 are commonly...

BEING THE RIGHT MENTOR

Good mentoring relationships can be richly rewarding, not only for the person being mentored, but for the mentor too. Mentors can, among other things, provide exceptional learning experiences for their mentees and, in doing...
The Risk of Leadership

The Risk of Leadership

The privilege of leadership is a wonderful thing. It affords opportunity to invest in the teams around you. It provides an opportunity to enhance your professional and personal image, and to bring real value...

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