Learning By Doing

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The saying goes, “experience is the best teacher.” Truer words have never been spoken. There’s something to be said about having real world experience. Being a doer is something to be coveted. For as long as I could remember I’ve always loved to learn. In fact, I still pride myself on being a lifelong learner…. Read More

The One Time: Why Focus Matters

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We all have dreams, goals, and aspirations. We put so much of our lives into the pursuit of these dreams. Our time, energy and resources. It becomes our life’s work. Life is a journey filled with valleys and peaks. But that’s what makes it meaningful. You can’t truly appreciate the good without experiencing the bad…. Read More

Straight Talk About Great Leadership

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Whenever I’m speaking or working with coaching clients, I often get asked questions about leadership. More specifically, “what does it take to be a great leader?” Talk about a million dollar question. Though I can say so many things about what it takes to be a great leader, allow me to use a simple analogy…. Read More

4 Simple Steps to Letting Go of Perfectionist Ways

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I’m a recovering perfectionist. And I say “recovering” because it’s a constant work in progress. I’ve been this way for so long that it’s almost automatic at this point. I’ve also developed an awareness of all the triggers, attitudes and behaviors associated with my perfectionism through self assessment. I’m clear that being a perfectionist doesn’t… Read More

Letting Go of Fear

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Fear is the biggest thief we’ll ever encounter in our lifetime.   It robs us of our happiness, dreams and most fulfilling life possible.   The real problem is that we let it.   We don’t have to choose fear. We get to be courageous. We get to experience life at it’s highest possibility.   But… Read More

Embracing The Mastery Mindset

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Mastery is the key to living a fulfilling life. Greats achieve it. Professionals pursue it. Amateurs dream of it. Whether we realize it or not, it’s something we all covet. Mastery can also be elusive. In my experience, mastery has been a rather tricky thing to tackle. It wasn’t until recently that I realized that… Read More

The Self-Made Myth Debunked

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There’s no such thing as being self-made. It’s a lie. I mean on the most basic level, your parents made you…literally. Whenever I hear someone say they’re self-made, I can’t help but think how ungrateful they are. Who in their right mind would even make a statement like that? Or Why? Life is a cumulative experience. Everything builds on the… Read More