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Starting a Podcast 101: Free Tools, Checklist, Sample Questions & Timeline

I asked some of my friends what they thought about our idea of launching a podcast, the responses were helpful and funny. The best response: “Podcasts are this generation's lower back tattoo.” 🤣

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Happy Labor Day Business Owners, Leaders & Employees

Today the US recognizes all the hard work those employees and owners do daily to keep our economy moving forward. One day does not equal all the hours, days, and years of hard work but it’s still at least a moment to pause and recognize the sacrifices made daily. Success is earned not given! It’s important everyone takes time to stop and recognize that gift of being able to...

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Productive Debate: Practically Defined, Real Life Example & Checklist

It’s possible to demonstrate leadership excellence while not getting your way. It’s possible to engage in an energized disagreement and have people respect you more after the fact.

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Rocket Fuel

I fell in love with the idea of space shuttles and outer space after watching the 1986 movie SpaceCamp. The movie is about a group of kids that go to a camp dedicated to training the attendees on what it takes to be an astronaut. This movie caused me to dream about the idea of going into space. Who knows? Maybe one day I’ll get to live out that dream but not today. At 44 years old...

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Be Prepared: 7 Questions to Ask at Your Next Lunch Meeting

...your motive isn’t to gain a friend or to be wowed by a whimsical story. Instead, you want wisdom, guidance, connection, and to have the time be of value to them as well. But how do you do that?

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Smoke Is Your Friend, Fire Is Not!

It was the first cold night in the Fall of 2009 and my family wanted a fire. We did everything as usual, stacked the wood, put paper underneath, opened the chimney flue and started the fire with a match. We were sitting in the family room with the TV off so we could talk. It was probably 5 minutes later, when I heard popping noises coming from the fireplace. I got up, looked carefully, and coul...

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The Power of Human Connection Is Real

Have you ever had a friend, coworker, or a long-time contact reach out to you and say “It’s been a long time! I’m checking in to see how you are doing. Let’s catch up!” If you have, wasn’t that the best feeling? I had two people do that for me recently, and it made me feel so good. Why? As people we were created to have relationships with othe...

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Comfort Kills Growth: Preparing Mentally For Healthy Conflict (script included)

We like being comfortable, but comfort doesn’t lead to growth. As you take steps toward introducing healthy conflict in your home or at work, here are 4 things to be mentally prepared for. 

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The Enneagram: What, How & Why

Aside from the valuable benefit of learning about yourself, the Enneagram can also help strengthen your relationships with others.

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Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy: 4 Ways to Fight Negative Self-Talk

Our thoughts are essential. They determine how we act in the world, how we love, how successful we are, and how we show up.

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