NEED TO GET SOME WORK DONE? GO ON VACATION!

It might seem counter-intuitive, but a vacation could be one of the most productive activities you’ll ever embark on. Whaaat? How does lounging by the pool, exploring the Grand Canyon or driving to Illinois for a family reunion get anything accomplished? Besides the...

The F Word

An opportunity is never lost; it is simply passed on to the next person willing to take advantage of it. This phrase was shared with me decades ago and has stuck with me ever since. The reality is, we are all given numerous opportunities throughout our...
Who Are Your Mentors?

Who Are Your Mentors?

Next time you tune into an awards show or watch a postgame interview with a star athlete, listen closely. Who do the award-winners or MVPs thank? The boss who gave them their first big break? Former coaches, teachers, spouses – their parents? The people in the...
A Simple, Yet Profound Lesson in Leadership

A Simple, Yet Profound Lesson in Leadership

I have been so blessed to have learned from some of the most bright, passionate, and articulate mentors throughout my life. From high school to college, from first careers to world-renowned thought leaders that I have traveled the country to learn from, each imparted...