Category Archives: career ladder

My Favorite thing to do

This morning I am doing something that is by far my most favorite thing to do.  I am going to sit down and talk to someone about their desires for growth and development.  This person has taken it upon themselves … Continue reading

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Before or After work

I have had some what of a revolutionary discovery for my self. Almost three years ago, I decided to start doing my workouts (gym time) in the morning, instead of the evening.  When I did this I also started a … Continue reading

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5 Super-small book summaries

Super small summaries of my last five books that I read! Title: Tribes; author: Seth Godin  Find your tribe and cater to them and to only them. All tribes need an influencer, you can be that influencer. #leadership Title:  Crazy Busy (A … Continue reading

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It’s going to be a good day…

Today we wrap up an eight week sales course that I have been the lead instructor for.  It is a really cool day for me, because at the end of this class today I will now be a certified Dale … Continue reading

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A few simple rules…

I was recently speaking to a person who was new to their company.  This person asked me to advise them on what they can do to grow within the company.  I don’t think I said anything earth shattering to them. … Continue reading

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What Ground Hog Day taught me

Have you ever watched the movie Ground Hog Day? In June 2008, AFI revealed its “Ten top Ten”—the best ten films in ten “classic” American film genres—after polling over 1,500 people from the creative community. Groundhog Day was acknowledged as the … Continue reading

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What is average?

What is average?  As many of my closest friends and colleagues know, I am reading books on excellence.  In each of these books I have found that the company’s, the people, the country’s, the leaders, the CEO’s, etc. are not … Continue reading

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Leaders share, sharing 6 thoughts on the mind today

I am sure there will be many times throughout my life that I will think and ponder the lessons I have learned that I don’t want to forget.  At 35 years of age, I have been thinking about it and … Continue reading

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Opportunity

a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something. This morning as I was reading the word opportunity came up over and over.  It has also been on my mind because in my business with my employer, we … Continue reading

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Choose Excellence!

One of my favorite coaches and leadership mentors is Vince Lombardi.  One of his most notable quotes is “Strive for perfection and settle for excellence.”  I think he goes on to say, that perfection may not be attainable, but when … Continue reading

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