LEADERSHIP: It’s Not For Everyone

LEADERSHIP: It’s Not For Everyone

Truer words have never been spoken.  I can only imagine there are a few of you who work for bad leaders trying to figure out how to convey that very message and save your job at the same time!  (I’ve been there.)  Some people take leadership seriously.  They...
DEVELOPING PATIENCE

DEVELOPING PATIENCE

Patience… one of the most important skills you can develop in leadership.  Because we live in this world of instant gratification and constant connectedness, it’s not at all surprising that patience continues to be a struggle for everyone, not just leaders. ...
FOUR IN TEN

FOUR IN TEN

As I was preparing social media posts for February I was struck by a statistic I found:  “4 in 10 employees strongly agree someone at work cares about them.”  Four in ten!  It hurts my heart to know that 60% of people go to work and feel like they are not cared...
Find Your Pep Talk

Find Your Pep Talk

I think at one point or another we’ve all had those moments, those days when nothing seems to go quite the way expected.  We get down on different things:  ourselves, the customers, the lack of customers, the “not enough time”, or even too much work.  When these...
Overcoming Procrastination

Overcoming Procrastination

Self-awareness is important in life, but one of the hardest things I find to admit about myself is that I procrastinate.  It feels so negative.  But, if I’m being honest with myself (and through this blog also honest with you) then I am here to profess, “I...
From Friendship to Leadership

From Friendship to Leadership

It’s bound to happen. How couldn’t it?  You spend up to 8 hours a day at work with other people.  You’re bound to make friendships.  Some of these workplace friendships are just that – only in the workplace, but some friendships extend beyond the borders of the...