Why you should bother being nice today…

Not too long ago during an on-site company-wide training I heard employees frequently express their desire for managers and owners “to acknowledge the positive things that they (the employees) were doing.”  I have found this to be a common employee complaint for many businesses.  Employees feel frustrated when they only get attention from leaders or management when they are doing …

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I wanted to make sure you got this…

A couple of months ago I wrote an article for an international industry magazine called, “How to Stop Managing and Start Leading.” In this article, I share 7 steps leaders can take to transform a good business into an extraordinary business. I wanted to send you a link to this article so you can print it off, read it and …

How to handle challenges now

I hope you’re having a great summer!  I know I am.  I’ve been getting out and camping, biking, gardening and taking inspiring early morning walks by myself.  I decided that this summer I wanted to be intentional about giving myself more freedom and flexibility while continuing to serve my clients in even more impactful ways. Because of this, I was …

A leadership secret you can use today!

When we make a commitment to a higher vision and purpose in our businesses, we are called to let go of our old limiting internal conversations about “The way things are and how they’ve always been that way and nothing will ever change.” …and instead, identify a new possibility for our business that inspires us and our team commit to …

Weekly Tip: What will YOU choose?

I see leaders and owners all the time who lack determination. They talk the good talk but they really don’t want to take action and DO something about their situation. What they really want is to vent and complain and blame their results on things outside of their control. And then there are other leaders and owners who have a …

What Success Isn’t

(And How To Set Yourself Up For Having It!) How do you define success in your business or success as a leader or entrepreneur? Have you taken the time to reflect and develop a definition that you can truly call your own? Whether we are aware of it or not, our definition of success becomes our North Star. This North …

I was shocked by her confession

    One of the common complaints I hear from leaders is that they avoid focusing on the top-income producing tasks in their business.  They habitually occupy themselves with busy work that doesn’t result in more revenue. Here is a simple tip you can use to move from feeling stuck and frustrated to getting motivated and staying on track with …