Be brave. Be Dauntless. If you have ever read the now-movie book, Divergent, you will recognize the term. For those uninitiated, the book revolves around a dystopian society with different factions dependent upon key traits they wish to expound. Selflessness for Abnegation, Kindness for Amnity, Honesty for Candor, Intelligencr for Erudite, and Bravery for Dauntless. … Continue reading Be Brave, Be Dauntless
Whether your weekends are on Saturday and Sunday, some time during the week or even just one day off; we all enjoy some relaxation. It is necessity for psychological and phsyical health. But if you find yourself feeling absolute dread about Mondays, there may be a larger issue. Everyone has a period in their jobs … Continue reading Why do you love weekends?
I've planted before. For those who know me, I have a brown thumb but miraculously this last time, it worked! I used this special soil that made it so I couldn't drown the plants (which I probably do way too much), and they flourished. I also made sure my daughter and I watered or moved … Continue reading Sometimes It’s Not Them, It’s The Soil
We have all heard the phrase "Fake it until you make it!". Meant as motivafional, I find it to be the opposite. It implies you aren't doing the task but merely acting through it. If you are doing it, no matter how unconfidentally, you are killing it. Own that achievement. What you should know as … Continue reading Keep Doing Even When…
Do you know what I find in every company? In every social structure? The person who does not care. A bad Dr. Seuss rhyme goes something like this: I do not like to care I do not like to anywhere Whether as CEO or team lead I do not like to care or say please. … Continue reading Don’t stop caring, caring, caring…
Ever come into a new group of friends, new city, new job that has its own social order and feel a bit like you are an outsider? I know I have and am willing to bet at some point so have you. Perception or how people think of you whether it is wholly fact or … Continue reading Compassion Overpowers Perception
I've thought about this post for a few weeks now. After failing to successfully mentor someone, it can be hard to admit it and harder still to accept it. This isn't necessarily a fault of myself nor the person to mentor either. That's hard to see when you are someone who wants to help everyone. … Continue reading When You Fail To Mentor
When I look at leaders like Zig Ziglar, Seth Goodin, Mother Theresa, Nelson Mandela, Gary Vaynerchuk, Jen Hatmaker, and all of the "large" leader names out there; there are times I just think...well I'm not like them? Does that make me a bad leader? This half of a second thought passes before another one enters: … Continue reading Your Unique Brand Of Leadership