Swing For the Fail

Swing for the fences, Strike out or Home Run. In a startup, we have to make big plays. We have to have people who feel ownership for the company and who are on the same mission. We need passion and hard work. They have to imagine what is needed before they are needed and whenContinue reading “Swing For the Fail”

Quit Spewing Your Emotions All Over People

Quit Spewing Your Emotions All Over People It’s a tough world out there. The business and work world has always been full of stress and difficulties. Challenges abound whether you are at a small business, a startup or a large corporation. Lack of resources, interpersonal politics, more and more expectations – always more work, notContinue reading “Quit Spewing Your Emotions All Over People”

Start The Day With A Cup Of Earl Grey : Magic Morning Moments

Start the day with a cup of Earl Grey. There is nothing like starting the day with a scalding hot cup of tea. The warmth as I cup the mug. The steam wafting upwards. Looking into the water watching the tea darkening the water and infusing it with it’s deep and strong black tea flavor.Continue reading “Start The Day With A Cup Of Earl Grey : Magic Morning Moments”

One Way To Start Your Day Right

Working Your Day or Your Day Working You? There will always be those occasional days where everything gets away from you. Crazy days where everyone needs something from you, you are adding more to your list then you are actually getting done, and everything becomes a priority. If those days happen more than occasionally thenContinue reading “One Way To Start Your Day Right”

5 Steps To Embrace Failure

I failed. That’s really dramatic and accurate. More accurate is that I failed to write and publish a blog every day. I missed yesterday. And while I don’t like failing- I absolutely #@$%^& hate it – it was also inevitable. I’m working on building a habit of writing and publishing every day. Writing with qualityContinue reading “5 Steps To Embrace Failure”

I Can Do Better In 2021

Fourteen days ago I declared my own personal New Years. Even if the calendar didn’t agree I mentally and emotionally moved into 2021. I began in earnest to do all the things that one does to start anew. Remove the clutter that had built up over the last year. Take care of some projects thatContinue reading “I Can Do Better In 2021”

Plan Your Way to A Better 2021

Only a four days to go until 2021. 1-2-3-4. That is it. I get so excited at this time of year counting down the days. No matter how arbitrary calendars and years are, they provide something to measure against. It provides some sense of context and reference. And for me, even knowing all of that,Continue reading “Plan Your Way to A Better 2021”

I’m back with lots of goodies to share

I’m back. And this time, I hope for good. I took some time away putting some of what I’ve learned to the test. I’ve been distracted a bit by all that is going on in the world. And with coming to grips with some of the decisions I’ve made over the last year. I’ve learnedContinue reading “I’m back with lots of goodies to share”

Assertiveness : Stand Up For Yourself Without Stepping on Anyone

Do you regularly turn the other cheek in conversations? Do you like to be nice and not rock the boat?  Do you find yourself regularly sacrificing what you want for others? Or maybe you find yourself on the other side of the coin? Are you dominant in your conversations?  Do you make sure and getContinue reading “Assertiveness : Stand Up For Yourself Without Stepping on Anyone”