Leadership In Unlikely Places: Paw Patrol

If you have a young child in your home, you may  have heard of a little show by Nick, Jr. named Paw Patrol. Perhaps like me, you have spent quite a few hours watching these talking animated pups "save the day" with their various abilities: Chase, Marshall, Skye, Rocky, Zuma, Rubble, Everest, and Tracker. And yes, I … Continue reading Leadership In Unlikely Places: Paw Patrol

Passion Series: ComPASSION for the grind

You here the word grind a lot in leadership and entrepreneurial circles. It is the concept of doing the same thing day in and out to get where you want to be. It's about offering 100% dedication every single day. Every moment.  Often in leadership you meet those who don't have passion for the grind. … Continue reading Passion Series: ComPASSION for the grind

Passion Series: ComPASSION to Self (Embracing Self-Doubt)

When our culture thinks of self-doubt, our first thought is a slithering hiss of weakness. Weakness. Weakness.  And if you are not naturally confident in yourself, you hear this and you embrace it, invite it in, and give it some cookies. You say to yourself, I doubt myself and therefore I am weak. I want to … Continue reading Passion Series: ComPASSION to Self (Embracing Self-Doubt)

Passion Series: ComPASSION in People

When we discuss Passion and ComPASSION, we see that in some ways they are interchangeable. To have compassion towards someone, we obviously NEED someone to have compassion towards. In other words, compassion can't exist with out people. And to have intentional leadership, we need that passion towards people to exist as well. So what does … Continue reading Passion Series: ComPASSION in People

Passion Series: To have compassion, you MUST have PASSION

I think when people look at my posts and see "Compassionate leadership", they envision some lovey-dovey "Kumbayah" type of leadership role devoid of true, vibrant energy. Not so. To have compassion, you first must have PASSION. This is not a suggestion but a requirement in leadership. How do you work, mentor, and lead people if … Continue reading Passion Series: To have compassion, you MUST have PASSION