Beliefs about missions vary greatly. Some believe a mission is just a bunch of words. Others believe a mission guides an organization or individual. I believe in the latter and that a mission is needed and necessary to maintain some continuity. As stated in a Forbes article on Corporate Missions, " ...a company needs an anchoring… Continue reading Missions – Do you have one? Do you need one?
"Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall; it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing, in the end, can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away… Continue reading Water serves Business & Career Lessons
"I want freedom for the full expression of my personality." ~Mahatma Gandhi To gain maximum fulfillment of your skills, you must have the freedom to do so. Freedom may look different for everyone, but freedom is sought by all. At least that is the what Brendon Burchard suggests in The Motivation Manifesto. While reading Burchard's… Continue reading Freedom to Be You
"Some men (and women) give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than before." ~ Polybius We all have days when we have less drive and energy. There are times when we think, "Maybe I… Continue reading Keep Exerting Effort Toward YOUR Goal!
Most of us are required to engage with others daily. These interactions can make or break our business success. As a leader and an employee, I find myself on both sides of the conversation and have encountered various levels of success. As it applies to strategic thinking and strategic projects, consider these thoughts on engagement.… Continue reading Engaging Conversations
Are we that busy? Have we lost control of our lives? Is the busyness numbing us? Daily I wake up and look at my calendar for the day, and I'm sure many others do the same. There are days that I skip lunch because it is just easier than trying to find the time. At… Continue reading Are we really that busy?
During the Super Bowl, a commercial aired for Bumble. Serena Williams starred in the scenes and spoke these lines, "If I waited to be invited in, I never would have stood out. If I waited for change to happen, I never would've made a difference. So, make the first move. Don't wait to be told… Continue reading “Don’t wait to be told your place. Take it.”