31
AUG
2017

I Can Do It!

“I can do it!” As a successful leader, I’ll bet you say those words to yourself often as you reflect on helping your organization or family create positive change. However, research from McKinsey suggests that over 70% of all organizational change programs fail...
24
JUL
2017

Working A Little Better Together

When two or more people work together to achieve a challenging goal, remarkable results can be created. The power and potential of positive teams is truly amazing. Unfortunately, the majority of teams aren’t very good at teamwork. As a result, many individuals prefer to...
07
JUL
2017

Be Bolder Today!

Every day you have the opportunity to take risks and demonstrate your willingness to act with confidence, courage and love as you strive to have a positive impact on your co-workers, clients, family and friends. In fact, your success and well-being depend on your ability to...
28
JUN
2017

Creating A Positive Culture

Are you trying to create and sustain a positive culture at work? If you are, it’s important for you to demonstrate each day how to have a consistently positive point of view. It’s amazing how much a leader can influence others to stay positive when they’re an...
16
JUN
2017

A Day With Dad

107 years ago, Sonora Smart Dodd celebrated the first Father’s Day in Spokane, Washington. She wanted to honor her father, a civil war veteran and single parent who raised six children. Her mother died during childbirth. She came up with the idea after hearing a...
01
JUN
2017

Family. Business. Success! – Part 2

Family is defined differently today than it was when the baby boomers grew up watching Father Knows Best. However, no matter how much the definition of family has changed over the years, at least one thing remains the same. Human beings want and need to be part of a loving...
19
MAY
2017

Family. Business. Success! – Part 1

What would happen if you ran your family like a successful business and your business like a successful family? I believe both would benefit. This week I’ll share some thoughts on applying business practices at home, and next week I’ll offer some ideas on bringing...
12
MAY
2017

Follow The Leader

Many leadership experts used to view business as analogous to a successful symphony orchestra—both being driven by great leaders directing highly-skilled professionals committed to creating remarkable results. However, with the enormous changes taking place in our world,...
05
MAY
2017

Do It Now…Sometimes Later Becomes Too Late

What have you been meaning to do this year but keep putting off? Are you overdue for a visit to the doctor? Is there an old friend or client you’ve been meaning to take to lunch? Do you have a personal or professional goal that’s important to you but you’re not...
21
APR
2017

Ask & Receive

If you ask someone a question, you will receive a response. We have all been taught from an early age to answer questions. Unfortunately, we have not been taught how to ask the right questions at the right time. As a result, most of our conversations are like stones skipping...