3107, 2018

Do I have to change?

By |July 31st, 2018|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

Change happens in one of two ways:

It either happens to you (others are controlling it) or it happens with you (where you find a way to lead or influence it and you choose to have a voice in it).

Regardless of which way it happens, we all have to deal with change. It is required for growth and […]

2407, 2018

Love Matters Most

By |July 24th, 2018|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

The gift of love imprints us like nothing else.
It makes us stronger when we let it. It allows us to explore who we are and gives us the strength to be who we can become. When we love unconditionally, we are at risk. Love and loss live in the same place and we get one with the […]

1707, 2018

Are you burning yourself out?

By |July 17th, 2018|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

We have all been there…
Your inner drive kicks in. You are loving what you are doing. You are in your success zone and your inner power is in full throttle. Before you know it, you are on fire…in a good way!
Face it, if you are reading my tips you are a performer. A doer. And doers love the zone. It’s […]

1007, 2018

Read this!

By |July 10th, 2018|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

Here are some things we know about reading…

Triggers your mind
Expands your ideas
Engages your emotions
Challenges your perspectives

People who don’t read are as challenged and perhaps even as ignorant as people who cannot read.
My Challenge to You: Please reply to this email to share with me a book or article you recently read […]

307, 2018

Fire Prevention

By |July 3rd, 2018|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

So often in life we are drawn into what is next on our never-ending To Do List verses what is most important.

Many of us have become such extraordinary fire fighters (reactive focus) that we have lost our way with fire prevention (proactive focus). If it’s on fire, we tend to run towards it and we can […]

2606, 2018

The 1 Thing

By |June 26th, 2018|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

I was recently asked, “As a leader, what is the one thing…the one must I should focus on everyday regardless of all other things happening around me?”
It was a brilliant question.  It got me thinking…for days and days.
I considered a lot of things:

Great strategy
Inspiring culture
Hiring people who are smarter than me at the […]

1906, 2018

Creative Environments are Smarter Environments

By |June 19th, 2018|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

Don’t think of creativity as an ability to draw, paint, or design. Think of creativity as the ability to think and see things differently. We all have it in us.

As leaders we have to be intentional and create moments to think and inspire.
Here are a few ideas for you to enhance the creative thinking on your team:


1206, 2018

Your vibe is your tribe

By |June 12th, 2018|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

I am blessed to hang with my fellow aspirates every day.
Don’t get me wrong…things hit the fan. People can sometimes drive me crazy. Pettiness pisses me off and mistakes happen.

Then I step back and remember I would rather spend time with this tribe any day than with any other. Nothing is perfect. No one is without limitations. These people are the best […]

506, 2018

It’s all about the motivational switch

By |June 5th, 2018|Aspire Leadership Tips|0 Comments

We all have one. Our motivational switch.
Your motivational switch only has one operator…you.
As a leader we have to accept that though we may see someone with potential, they have to turn on their switch. We can only create an environment where they choose to turn it on. For those that don’t, their work product lives […]

2905, 2018

12 things I’ve learned about evaluating my own leadership

By |May 29th, 2018|Aspire Leadership Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you think leadership development is expensive, imagine the cost of weak leadership!
Think about you and your team.

Where are you? Where is your team? How are your leaders performing? Do you know what people want?

Every year I self-reflect on my own leadership effectiveness focusing on 12 things. These focus areas are included in this Leadership Self-Test.

Is […]

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