Courage

Are You Learning From Your Bad Decisions? 5 Questions to Ask.

August 23, 2017
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“When you start wiping out your history, sanitizing your history to make you feel better, it’s a bad thing.” – Condoleezza Rice We do that in business and in leadership, don’t we? Rather than learn from our failures, our shortcomings and our bad decisions, we want to sanitize them, ignore them, gloss over them, and […]

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The POTUS Doesn’t Determine Your Potential

November 11, 2016
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Hey Girlfriends! Today, I wanted to speak to all my sisters out there, both young and old. If you’re a guy, keep reading as I’m sure you’ll learn something, or you may want to pass this on to your daughters! I’m so happy to be a woman in today’s world. When I was a little […]

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What Frightens You?

October 31, 2016
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With Halloween here and the election upon us I thought fright might be a great topic to dig into today. Everybody is fearful about something. To those of you puffing out your chest right now saying nothing frightens you, you are frightening the rest of us! Fear is an emotion that can work for us […]

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Giving Forgiveness

February 14, 2016
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Who do you need to forgive? I don’t mean just saying, “I’m over it.” I mean real forgiveness. Who changes your heart for the worse when you think of or have to deal with them? Who are you fighting inwardly? At one time or another, we’ll all have to deal with someone who we wish […]

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How Your Insecurities Affect Your Leadership

June 5, 2015
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I don’t know anyone who’d say they’d want to work for an insecure leader, but how many of us would admit to struggling with our own insecurities… Insecure in our industry knowledge Insecure in our ability to make the sale Insecure in our performance Insecure in our influence

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Self-Sufficiency Can Be a Hazardous Leadership Trait

May 21, 2015
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Self-sufficiency is something we hold high in our society, and it starts at a young age. As parents, we celebrate each little milestone our children make toward self-sufficiency, from tying their own shoes to getting their driver’s license. By the time young adults enter the workforce, most realize that being self-sufficient is an admirable trait, […]

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Don’t Waste Your Adversity

September 29, 2014
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Adversity… the space where God does amazing things in and through us. It’s motivating to me that the word “adversity” starts with “ad.” It makes me realize that when adversity hits us we become an ad, an advertisement, a commercial. What message are we sending when adversity hits us? Are we advertising something others will want […]

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You Want It? Give It Away.

September 25, 2014
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Is there something you want? Give it away. I’m realizing that we are made up of what we give away. We receive from others what we give to others. Yet, sometimes giving away the very thing we want is so very hard to do! If I don’t have it, how can I give it away? Well, […]

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New Beginnings

September 14, 2014
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Recalibrating your life is not quite as easy as our GPS makes it. Throughout life there will be times when we have to recalibrate because something unexpected happens. Maybe it’s a new career, a new home, a new city, a new car, a new relationship, a new baby added to the family, or the loss […]

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5 Common Characteristics of Successful Boardroom Meetings

August 1, 2014
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There are few places riper for productive discussions, contentious debate, smart decisions as well as disastrous ones than around the boardroom table. In my experiences both as a participant and an observer in various boardroom discussions over the years, I’ve identified the five most common characteristics of successful meetings around the boardroom table.

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