U-turns is a blog for lifelong learners who want to continue to expand their leadership and communication skills.
U & Improved is honored to announce the recipients of three generous full scholarships to U The Teen Leader donated by, The Miksta Team at VIP Mortgage, the William and Doreen Wong Foundation and an anonymous donor. All of the submissions are more than deserving...read more
Each process in this class is created for students to walk the path of a Samurai leader.read more
Announcing U the Teen Leader!read more
How do U explain magic? I don’t know either, but I do know I experienced it, in the most humbling and powerful way. It happened as 14 Warriors embarked on the pinnacle experience of U & Improved. It happened as I watched these Warriors become Samurai.read more
Lisa Kasanicky of Arizona Spa Girls shares her U & Improved story.read more
It's easy to get swept up in the gratitude posts and messages that are bombarding social media and the internet at large this week. It's this time of year that always makes me extra happy ... because for a moment, albeit brief, our country, for the most part, takes a...read more
Giving effective feedback is an important leadership skill at work and at home. How do you improve your feedback skills?read more
Listening is an important part of leadership.read more
It is with great excitement and enthusiasm that I proudly announce the inaugural “U The Leader: Young Adult” class, premiering May 31-June 2, 2013! There is already a tremendous buzz about this class, because those of us that have experienced U & Improved’s “U the...read more
Roughly 20 years ago I began my personal leadership achievement journey. I became a student…in a plethora of classes, trainings, seminars and the like…looking for insights, tools, and ways of looking at my life and my career in a new light. I was young, and I was eager and hungry to learn. I was a “human sponge” if you will…looking to soak up as much wisdom from the great thought leaders as I possibly could.
That was half my life ago. Little did I know then that the journey I was embarking upon would soon become the cornerstone of not just my career, but my way of being.read more
Happy New Year, Leaders...or rather...Happy New... U ! During these first few weeks of a brand new year, many of us resolve to make changes and adjustments in our lives...to "improve" something or other that has been in need of an adjustment. And sometimes,...read more