INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Los Angeles Rams lineman Andrew Whitworth recently won the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. In his acceptance … [Read more...]
16 Lessons Dana Vollmer Learned Going From Baby to Rio Gold Medal in 17 Months: An Exclusive Interview
This exclusive interview with the first USA swim mom to win gold reveals insight on succeeding as a mom and a professional that's worth diving into
17 months after having her son Arlen, Dana Vollmer won a gold medal in swimming at the Rio Olympics. For perspective, it takes me 17 months to get around to putting the … [Read more...]
Down on Clowns Lately? Not After Meeting This Ringling Bros. Clown Turned Entrepreneur
Clowns have gotten a bad rap lately in the news, but this clown turned entrepreneur, startup innovator, and TED talk veteran is no Bozo. He shares six lessons for entrepreneurial success.
The nationwide creepy-clown scare may have you clown-jaded, but Paul Miller will redeem his profession. After Miller's years of success as a Ringling Bros. Circus clown, the … [Read more...]
These Are the 5 Traits of Great Leaders, According to 50 Years of Gallup Research
Develop these skills and you'll be a once-in-a-career leader to others
For those seeking to build their leadership skills there's no shortage of places to turn for leadership advice or elements of leadership to work on. It can … [Read more...]
6 Surprising Realities Leaders Often Miss
These cringeworthy numbers can't be ignored by leaders who want the best for and from their organization
I’ve been in leadership positions long enough to know no one hands you a leadership manual (unless you’re in the Army). Common blind spots can derail a leader’s … [Read more...]
How to Give Your Boss Feedback (It Doesn’t Have to Be Scary)
It's super hard to give the supervisor feedback. Fear not with this simple method.
The list of boss behaviors that employees find uninspiring or that lack any sense of heart is a long one. Like, longer than the line at the DMV. But the … [Read more...]
Stop Undermining Yourself In These 7 Ways to Be More Self-Confident
Self-Confidence is hard enough to maintain so why would we contribute to the opposite? And yet we do, unwittingly--here's how.
There are many success lessons to draw from and success inducing behaviors to emulate. But nothing might be as important for success as … [Read more...]
This Simple, Brilliant Advice from Stephen Hawking Will Help You Lead a Longer, More Inspired Life
The other-worldly thinker shares surprisingly simple insight into what kept him motivated even late in life.
When theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking passed in 2018, the world also lost what many consider to be one of the greatest minds of our generation. The Cambridge … [Read more...]
Apple’s Tim Cook Had This Epiphany In His 30’s That Made Life Simpler And Happier
In one heartfelt sentence, the tech titan revealed his clarifying, simplifying purpose in life.
At a Dreamforce conference last fall, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked an important question by Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff (as reported by Business Insider): "When you … [Read more...]
Overcome a Fear of Failure in These 6 Powerful Ways
So many, so tired, so ready for change in their work life, but fear of failure would love for you to just, not. Fight back.
I wrote an article that garnered massive readership: “I Left My Corporate Job–And These 8 Things Became Clear”. It told me two things: a) even a blind squirrel finds a nut every … [Read more...]