How to stay inspired

It isn’t easy to stay inspired when we find ourselves in the everyday routine of life. Whether it’s work-related stress, at-home challenges and or mental obstacles, finding and maintaining inspiration can be challenging for anyone. So, here are three actionable steps I take to stay inspired daily. Document your desires First, you need to spend...

Elevate your superpowers in a strengths-based culture

Have you ever experienced a time when you were so absorbed in an activity – either at work or home – that you completely lost track of time? A time when you were totally engaged and motivated to complete a task – and the outcome turned out great? If so, there’s a good possibility you...

5 ways to strengthen your business relationships

Building business partnerships is serious business! In my experience, I’ve found that building business relationships is just as important as cultivating personal ones. I have always taken a long-term view, because I understand that I will most likely associate with individual and corporate business partners for much, if not all, of my career. Therefore, it...

4 steps for turning disengagement into delight

Developing employees has always been a foundational component of my leadership style. Early on in my career, I learned that if you take the time to develop your people, they’re more engaged, and in return, will take care of the bottom line. Gallup researchers have studied performance differences between actively engaged and disengaged employees. Results...

TEAM – Together Everyone Accomplishes More

In sports, business, companies and organizations, we can all think of examples of teams that possessed incredible individual talent, yet performed ineffectually as a unit. In my experience, this happens when teams do not take the necessary time to learn and grow together. Simply forming a team does not guarantee maximum results. We need to...

6 ways to excel as a project sponsor

Have you ever taken part in a project where you found yourself sitting back, scratching your head and wondering what the sponsor’s role was – or even who the project sponsor was? I’ve been there a time or two, and the scenario can be pretty confusing. It looks something like this. At the kickoff meeting,...