Looking for the perfect gift? My Top Fifteen Leadership and Personal Development Books

Looking for the perfect leadership, business, or personal development book to give as a gift this season? A gift for someone else, or something for yourself? Someone asked me the other day about my favorite books and a suggestion they could pick up for a friend this Christmas. The question got my wheels turning. Of [...]

By |2021-11-22T09:02:54-06:00November 22nd, 2021|

Even in the mud… Show up, do the work, and embrace the uncomfortable.

On the Grit Meets Growth podcast that I share with Chris Cathers, these are common themes. Show up, do the work, and get uncomfortable. Achieving success in anything, personally and professionally, is a combination of these three disciplines. You need to be present. You need to put in the effort. You need to make room [...]

By |2021-10-26T08:53:18-05:00October 26th, 2021|

Quit Ruminating On Your Past and Chew on Neutral Thinking

It can be really easy in life to spend time looking backward, ruminating on what has already passed. That word, “ruminate,” is interesting. There are two meanings for it. First, it means to go over in the mind repeatedly, and often casually or slowly. Second, it speaks to how a cow eats. Simply put, they [...]

By |2021-09-07T06:12:34-05:00September 7th, 2021|

Ten transformations that occur when you write your personal mission statement

When I wrote the blog post, “Living Life on Purpose – Your Personal Mission Statement,” I had no idea the impact it would make. Since it was published, it has been viewed thousands of times, and I’ve heard from so many individuals who have used it as the launchpad for creating their own personal mission [...]

By |2021-08-24T08:32:05-05:00August 23rd, 2021|

Help Wanted: America’s Tipping Point

Driving back to my office from a client, a trip of just a couple of miles, I encountered eleven “Help Wanted” signs. Eleven. I counted each of them as I passed by. Feather flags, vinyl banners, yard signs, banners on poles, window clings, digital monuments... It’s a sign company’s dream-come-true. America needs signs right now. [...]

By |2021-08-11T16:39:55-05:00August 11th, 2021|