Building Credibility and Professionalism through Mastering Tact and Diplomacy

Are you regularly hurting other people’s feelings? Struggling to get others to accept your feedback? Frustrated that you aren’t getting what you want? Don’t have the influence that you want? You are right, why won’t anyone listen? If any of this sounds like you, you may need to build your skill at tact and diplomacy.Continue reading “Building Credibility and Professionalism through Mastering Tact and Diplomacy”

Afraid and Need your HELP

My whole life has been leading up to this moment… and I’m terrified. When I was a kid I never felt like I belonged.  I wasn’t sure if I was in the wrong time, with the wrong family, and much of the time I didn’t even feel like I was on the right planet. MyContinue reading “Afraid and Need your HELP”

30 Day Benjamin Franklin Challenge

I’m obsessed with productivity. I’m a fiend for finding new ways to be more productive, to get more out of every minute. My ultimate goal is to get an amazing amount of results through less wasted effort and more time to pursue all of my pursuits without dropping the ball on the important stuff. I’veContinue reading “30 Day Benjamin Franklin Challenge”

Mentoring Month

National Mentoring Month focuses attention on the need for quality mentoring to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adults. It is incredibly empowering to give back to the next generation. Mentoring can have an incredible impact on both those mentored and the one mentoring. I wouldn’t be where I am at todayContinue reading “Mentoring Month”

National Book Month

Lose yourself in amazing far off places, learning about new subjects and great people, or whatever tickles your fancy this month. This is a perfect time, for National Book Month. Whether you read one book or ten, there is nothing quite like the love of a good book. Curl up in front of the fireContinue reading “National Book Month”

Organizing Your Digital Life

Similar to how we need to organize our physical spaces to be more productive and to reduce stress, our digital world need maintenance as well. Remove the clutter – this is not just about stuff. Declutter your life. We all spend a lot of time on our computers, laptops and definitely our phones. If youContinue reading “Organizing Your Digital Life”

Win Wednesday Motivational December 11th, 2019

Our lives are the result of choices. Too often we forget that everything is choices. Even not making a choice is a choice. These choices form our character. How we respond to the world and circumstances outside our control. And for everything outside of our control, we still have complete and utter responsibility for theContinue reading “Win Wednesday Motivational December 11th, 2019”

Twice as Motivational Tuesday December 10th, 2019

The illusionary leader – Leadership is not a crown you wear. It is not something you can be given as a position. It is not about what you say. Or the vision you have, or the strategies you employ. It is about how your actions serve others. Your influence. Your choices. Your character. To standContinue reading “Twice as Motivational Tuesday December 10th, 2019”

More Than Motivational Monday December 9th, 2019

Leadership means that you are being watched all the time. Yet, we spend more of our time on words and not actions. Most of the leaders we see in our businesses use a lot of words. Words are the pseudo leader’s stock in trade. Those who speak like the leaders above them get recognized. UseContinue reading “More Than Motivational Monday December 9th, 2019”

Saturday Motivation 12/7/19

Being self conscious of how we look gets in the way of our mission. Worrying about how we look is a recipe for failure. We will forever have our eyes on the wrong thing. Our minds create a spotlight on our perceptions magnifying everything. We think we look stupid, we are embarrassed, and we distortContinue reading “Saturday Motivation 12/7/19”