At the end of 2019, I shared an article from the Harvard business review about their favorite management tips from the year. If you missed that article, I’ll link it here. One of my favorite management tips from the list deals with how we as leaders, employees, or just people in general, deal with and… Read More Don’t Brush Off Positive Feedback
Setting the scene: Step back a few weeks. It’s barely October, and the leaves have just begun really embracing their changing colors. The air is crisp but comfortable, and everywhere you go, pumpkins are at the forefront of decorations and doorsteps. All you can think about is settling in with a warm cup of cider… Read More Goal Setting Lessons from People Who Sing Christmas Songs in October
As an entrepreneur who owns and manages multiple businesses, life can be stressful, chaotic, and always busy. I constantly find myself analyzing data to understand what’s happened in my companies while planning for the future. This constant state of focusing on what has happened to understand where we must go is a trap that catches… Read More mind·ful·ness
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
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?
A personal story about how a leader can empower others. Early in my days with American Name Services, I wore many hats and mostly focused my attention on preparing for upcoming trade shows, helping to promote our managed properties and assisting in client services when needed. When the account rep for our largest client planned… Read More Growing Pains – A Lesson in Leadership to Empower Others
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?