Today in Utah many are celebrating the state holiday of Pioneer Day. This holiday celebrates the legacy of the early pioneers that trekked to Utah from the east to establish this community. For those without strong ties to pioneer heritage or the predominant religion associated with the settlers of the state of Utah, we often… Read More Keep Moving Forward
In today’s world, some organizations have become so integrated into society; I don’t know what we would do without them. For example, do you shop for everyday items on Amazon? Do you use a google account to share files, access email, watch videos, or sign-in to other services? Do you track your fitness on an… Read More Adapt to Survive and Grow
Recently I viewed a TED Talk discussing the reasons why female entrepreneurs tend to receive less funding than their male counterparts. As a female entrepreneur, I connected with the ideas outlined and saw great hope for women moving forward if they can learn to speak in terms of gain instead of losses by using promotion… Read More Do one thing.
Many words and phrases have infiltrated my vocabulary on a daily basis. If you’ve spent time around me, you probably heard me say things like: Squirly #nofilter Oh my hell Granular Zone of genius While all of these words and phrases represent a little piece of my personality and personal culture, one of these has… Read More Zone of Genius
Data has quickly become one of the biggest buzzwords in business. While most (probably all) of us still engage in intuition-based decision making from time to time, the digital age has ushered in an intense focus on data-driven decision-making. There is more data generated now than ever before, more tracking mechanisms for commerce and e-commerce… Read More The Problem With Data
Data is everywhere. And data is power…if you use it. … Read More Data is everywhere
Over the last several years we’ve seen the proliferation of the idea of “culture” within a business. As a part of this, companies have focused on creating a culture that is desirable to attract and retain talent. Have you ever wondered if the culture portrayed through social media and other channels reflects reality? Is the… Read More Artifacts of Culture
I recently heard a story about an associate of mine that worked in my industry. Due to circumstances that I am unaware of, this person decided to go against specific regulations in our industry and has landed in a correctional facility with lengthy jail time as a result. I would never have seen this coming… Read More What is your integrity worth?
If there is one thing that I’m good at, it’s speaking my mind. I’m an open book, take it or leave it. A couple of months ago, I read an article on Radical Candor that spoke to me. It was an article I could relate to, one that I felt was written almost with me… Read More What is Radical Candor?
In one of my January forum meetings, we discussed The Color Code: A New Way to See Yourself, Your Relationships, and Life by Taylor Hartman and were each challenged to take the test for ourselves. Being familiar with this test for many years, I was not surprised when my results indicated 57% red. I was… Read More Living in the Moment in 2017