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Leadership Lessons are Everywhere

By |March 21st, 2019|

7 Leadership Lessons I learned on my Ski Adventure

It has been 7 years since I got back on my boards.  I used to ski a great deal when I lived in Colorado, where I spent a lot of time on what Denverites affectionately call “the hill”.  Recently, I went on a ski trip to Telluride […]

Make the right choice today….be where you want to be tomorrow.

By |March 12th, 2019|

Life is About Choices

Are you living the life and making the choices that reflect who you are or want to be?

Life is about choices. The decisions you make every day reflect the life you get to live.  The quality of your life comes down to your daily actions – the good, the bad, and the […]

How to win the game in business…

By |March 5th, 2019|

Keep Your Eye on the Ball (in business)

While soaking up the sunshine at a recent Spring Training game, I was reflecting on how much business is just like baseball.  It offers lots of options, many decisions, and requires you to play on a team. You can’t win on your own; you don’t lose by yourself. […]

Successful leadership starts with this.

By |February 26th, 2019|

Getting your Head into the Game Starts with your Mindset

All human beings have one thing in common.  We feel the way we think, and our thoughts drive our behaviors.  Successful leadership starts with a positive mindset.

Everything we do regardless of what it is, begins with how we think and that reflects our truth, and ultimately our mindset.  […]

Successful leader trait: Self-confidence

By |February 19th, 2019|


Having strong self-leadership requires a sense of confidence which is much different that ego.  If you are a self-confident leader, you have faith in yourself and your abilities to get the job done right.  You accept constructive criticism, and although you make the final decision, you welcome other’s opinions in order to get the best […]

Love Within All You Do

By |February 12th, 2019|

Love never fails.

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.  (1 Corinthians […]

Leadership and Business Strategy in the “Big Game.”

By |February 5th, 2019|

Leadership Inspiration from the Championship Game……

Every year, like millions of other people, I love to watch the “Big Game.”  Between the stories of the players, the competitiveness of the teams and, of course, the entertainment – there are a lot of great leadership and business strategy lessons to be learned:

Know your opponent.  Their strengths are your […]

To Meet or Not to Meet…..That is the Question + Four Meeting Hacks

By |January 29th, 2019|

The Meeting Dilemma.  In most organizations, everyone feels they have to attend too many meetings that eat up our workdays.  So, how do we solve this?  Make meetings productive.

Meetings should be about thinking time.  What are we focused on?  What business problems do we need to solve?  What are customers saying to us that we […]

Thinking First Matters Most – Take the Time

By |January 22nd, 2019|

As proactive as we may want to be, the reality is stuff happens…. and the world tends to shift us into a reactive mode.  Welcome to living a life of endless “urgent and important” in leadership.

Thinking is a critical part of every job.  It doesn’t matter what the position is, we bring our best value […]

If You Don’t Take a Break, a Break Will Take You

By |January 15th, 2019|

Us “Type – A’s” are doers.  We tend to be highly focused, passionate, and driven to achieve.  It’s a gift but it can also be a curse.

Over the years, I have learned that taking a day here or there is not enough to refresh the mind, body, and soul.  Creativity cannot exist in exhaustion.  Our ability […]

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