“This is my ‘depressed stance.’ When you’re depressed, it makes a lot of difference how you stand. The worst thing you can do is straighten up and hold your head high because then you’ll start to feel better. If you’re going to get any joy out of being depressed,...read more
When we were in high school and college, it was easy to make friends. As adults, it’s considerably more difficult to find and form close friendships.read more
Though I am thankful for every twisted turn and every difficult thing that has ever happened to me—because it led me to where I am today—there are still valuable lessons learned that, given the chance, I would gladly share with my 20-year-old self.read more
Have you been pondering whether to make the leap from employee to entrepreneur? Depending on where you’re at in life, and, let’s be honest, how much your current job is working or not working for you, are big factors as you prepare to make the transition. In my case,...read more
"Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers." – President Harry S. Truman I love this quote, and not just because I love reading. I average about 55 books a year – more books than there are weeks in one year. While all of this reading is super relaxing,...read more
Some of us are natural-born leaders (you know who you are), and some of us develop into leaders later in life, often by stepping into a management role in our careers or becoming a parent. And for many of us, we take on leadership roles at both work and at home....read more
When you make the jump from working for yourself to being the boss, that is, having employees, things are bound to change. Not only are you responsible for your daily workload but now you're suddenly responsible for other people and their workload. Your past...read more
Imagine trying to ride your bike with one flat tire. It’s darn near impossible. You can’t balance, and you can’t move forward very efficiently. When our life is out of balance, it’s like trying to ride a broken bicycle. So how do you repair the flat? One of my...read more
Better health? Better sleep? Better you? It all starts with stress management. Who hasn’t experienced a sleepless night due to stress? Or come down with a cold after a tough week at work? Or just been plain grumpy because of it? Stress, if left unchecked, can have...read more
Why a book? Why now? In many ways, writing a book is a ‘bucket list’ item for executives as they near the final third of their careers. So why write a book well before I’m near the final third of my career? Well, it’s complicated. I’ve had the privilege to speak to...read more
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