Flexibility Is Key

Flexibility Is Key

Flexibility Is KeyHave you ever asked why something is done a certain way and been given the response, “That’s how we’ve always done it.”? I guess that’s a good idea if one is attempting to preserve some kind of sacred tradition, but it’s not the best way to run a...

Sizing Up Problems

Sizing Up Problems

Sizing Up ProblemsEveryone has problems.  They are unavoidable.  Whether at home, at work, among family, or among friends, we all face problems.  I believe, though, that the way we approach problems separates us into two types of people:  those that complain about the...

Effective Leaders Have Empathy

Effective Leaders Have Empathy

Effective Leaders Have Empathy“Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives.”  This quote came from one of the most successful business women of the modern...

Make Work From Home Work For You

Make Work From Home Work For You

Make Work From Home Work For YouRaise your hand if your job went remote as a result of the pandemic, and you still haven’t returned to the office? I imagine that situation is a more common reality than most people would think right now. The truth is that now, more...

Change Isn’t Always a Bad Thing

Change Isn’t Always a Bad Thing

Change Isn’t Always a Bad Thing“Change is the only constant in life.”  Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, said that centuries ago, and it’s a pretty common saying.  Why are people still so resistant to change, though?  You would think that we’d embrace it by now, but...

Let’s GSD the game—and WIN!

Let’s GSD the game—and WIN!

Let’s GSD the game—and WIN!We know gender bias exists, especially in business.   It’s a real thing.  Women have been fighting against the effects of these biases in corporate America, specifically for decades.  There has been progress, and many industries, including...

Do you have a backup plan?

Do you have a backup plan?

Do you have a backup plan?The world went dark on the social platforms of Facebook including but not limited to Instagram, and WhatsApp  for an unprecedented 5+ hours today.  The disruption to personal lives and business was monumental.  Many asked questions such as:...

“The Hard Things About Hard Things” by Ben Horowitz | My Nuggets

“The Hard Things About Hard Things” by Ben Horowitz | My Nuggets

Audible Book “The Hard Things About Hard Things” by Ben Horowitz | My NuggetsThe thing that stands out most to me about this book is how authentic and transparent author Ben Horowitz is with the readers.  These are traits that I find extremely valuable in people and...

Employees Are People

Employees Are People

Employees Are PeopleYou have heard it said time and again that employees make the company.  They participate and drive the culture, diversity, and innovation.  Remembering employees are people with families and friends is many times missed.  On the US side we think...