Provide Ongoing Value

Provide Ongoing Value

This blog was written by guest writer, Katelyn S.: In today’s world, standing out among the crowd is not as easy as it once was. With the abundance of unlimited, and sometimes free, resources, most anyone has access to whatever it is he or she is looking for at the...
Interruptions: The Enemy of Productivity

Interruptions: The Enemy of Productivity

Throughout the workday it is inevitable that things will come up that need to be handled right away. This is especially true in any leadership role. In fact, as a leader you will likely experience a greater number of interruptions throughout your day — whether...
The Art of Effective Listening

The Art of Effective Listening

Anyone can hear, but not everybody listens. Effective listening is one of the most overlooked skills in society. Majority of people listen to respond, or they listen with a filter of their own biases and opinions. It is not what you hear that matters, but rather what...
Become a Student of Patience

Become a Student of Patience

In today’s society there is a constant, overexposure to the idea that glorified lifestyles or success can be achieved ‘overnight’. As we scroll through our social media feeds or read the latest success stories on the internet, it can be easy to fall into the thinking...
Success Requires Sacrifice

Success Requires Sacrifice

To achieve goals takes hard work, longevity, and sacrifice. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could just do it all and have it all?! Sadly, that way of thinking is unrealistic. John Maxwell says it best: “you must be willing to give up in order to grow up”. For you to grow...
Finding the Right Mentor

Finding the Right Mentor

Many iconic entrepreneurs did not achieve success without seeking the help, advice, or training of someone more experienced than them. You may be familiar with the phrase, “if someone else has done it, you can too”. You truly can achieve whatever you desire. You can...
The Dan Sullivan Question

The Dan Sullivan Question

It is proven that there are way that questions can be asked to provoke specific answers. When questions are framed correctly, many different outcomes are possible. A properly framed question can allow the person answering to revisit a specific experience, or maybe...
A Culture of Engagement

A Culture of Engagement

Think about new employees or team members who join a team, they are excited. They are ready to learn and be actively engaged in their new role. I mean, they did apply for the job, go through the interview process, and accept the position — it was their decision!...
Intentional Growth

Intentional Growth

When we were children, we were consistently being molded and formed through our school teachers and our elders. Whether or not it was apparent at the time, we were unintentionally growing at an exponential rate. We were becoming bigger, stronger, better, and smarter...
Building Rapport

Building Rapport

Some people subconsciously build rapport upon meeting a new person, whereas others have to make a conscious effort to remember to do so. Building rapport helps to develop trust and understanding, and is a skill that can be learned and practiced. Whether it is with...