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GROW Your Leadership Skills [4]

Conduct employee check-ins. Check-in with each employee every quarter. Take the time face-to-face to check-in and see how they are. Ask them what’s working, what needs improvement and how you can better serve them. Be genuine and consistent with your check-ins. They only work when you work them consistently over time. Have a fight. Yes […]

GROW Your Leadership Skills [3]

Acknowledge your mistakes. One of the most impactful things a leader can do is to admit he or she was wrong. Admitting mistakes makes you human and it gives others permission to make and admit to their mistakes. When you make a mistake – promptly admit it and apologize when necessary. Take 24 hours before […]

GROW Your Leadership Skills [2]

Give every day. Being a leader is about giving to others ever day. Your people need you. They look up to you. And they really do want to please you. By making giving a priority we build stronger relationships with those who support us. Make it a priority to give back to your employees. Give […]

GROW Your Leadership Skills

Be a leader. In order to create lasting change in your organization you MUST lead. You cannot sit back and hope things will change. You cannot delegate change to others. You must make things change. You are the leader and you must LEAD. To be a leader means you take action, engage your team in […]

Do Things You Don’t Want To Do

There are many things in life we don’t want to do but have to do. There are things we want to do but don’t do. And there are things we want to do and do. We’re complicated creatures. Why are we this way? Why do we sometimes act in the exact opposite of who we say […]

BE NICE!

‘The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is, just be nice to everyone and always smile.’ Ed Sheeran What if we all just decided to be nice? What would happen to our world? Our relationships? Our businesses? If we all woke up tomorrow and decided to be nice to everyone we met […]

Dare to GIVE Back

“You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.” Zig Ziglar When I think of leadership – I think of giving.  Leadership isn’t about me – it’s about others. I want to be the kind of leader leading from behind – focusing on helping my […]

Let YOUR Brilliance Shine!

“No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.” Madonna One of my favorite things to talk about is BRILLIANCE – human brilliance. Every where I go I see it. I see it in my students, in my clients, […]

Be FEARLESS

“I think fearless is having fears but jumping anyway.”  Taylor Swift Over 20 years ago my husband and I started a construction company in the mid west. We had no idea how to run a business but we were willing to take the risk and figure it out. We were scared- in fact petrified would have […]

ENGAGE YOURSELF

What if we jumped out of bed in the morning and raced into the office, excited to give our very best? What if when our co-workers said good morning to us, our energy was contagious and positive? What if we were truly ENGAGED in our work just for today? What would happen? What could happen? […]