Becoming a Better Leader

Becoming a Better Leader

December 1, 2020

Whether you are a business owner, a C-suite executive, a teacher, or a parent – the list goes on and on –  you are in a leadership position. There are individuals in your world who look to you for guidance, advice, or mentorship. A leader takes on a great deal of responsibility to ensure that […] Becoming a Better Leader

2020: The Year of Gratitude

2020: The Year of Gratitude

November 24, 2020

‘Tis the season of appreciation (and sweet potato casserole, but that’s a story for another time)!  I want to first take a moment to personally thank all of our clients, followers, partners, and readers; we are so incredibly grateful for each and every one of you!  During this time each year I always feel an […] 2020: The Year of Gratitude

The Triangle Offense

The Triangle Offense

October 20, 2020

As business owners, we strive to build and lead teams that can create results, take risks, be flexible, and compete at a high level. To build such teams, we seek out individuals who are drivers and competitive by nature. With such strong, competitive personalities all working together, it is common that selfishness, entitlement, or egotism […] The Triangle Offense

The Difference Between Fear and Danger

The Difference Between Fear and Danger

October 13, 2020

In last week’s Metrix newsletter, our featured Book of the Week was ‘How I Built This’ by Guy Raz. In this book, Guy talks about the idea of fear, how we handle it, and how it relates to actual danger. Fear is our reaction to a perceived danger and is a made up feeling; it […] The Difference Between Fear and Danger

Time: From End to Beginning

Time: From End to Beginning

October 6, 2020

Back in September we talked around how to more efficiently manage your time when it comes to running your business. While it is vital to have a strong time management structure in place for business, I believe that it is just as, if not more, important to have this dialed in for your personal life! […] Time: From End to Beginning

Exercising Your Emotional Resilience

Exercising Your Emotional Resilience

September 29, 2020

Do you ever wonder how some people can be faced with a crisis and manage to stay cool, calm, and collected the entire time, while others create massive amounts of stress and don’t think they will ever make it through? It can be said that the first set of people has an incredible amount of […] Exercising Your Emotional Resilience

Breaking Down Your To-Do List

Breaking Down Your To-Do List

September 8, 2020

Last week we discussed the idea of the Eisenhower Matrix; prioritizing and delegating tasks based on their level of urgency and importance. This week, we want to continue down this road of ‘productivity hacks’ and talk around isolating and focusing on individual tasks. After placing your to-do list tasks in one of the four matrix […] Breaking Down Your To-Do List

Looking Back on Half a Century

Looking Back on Half a Century

August 25, 2020

For this week’s blog, I wanted to feature a member of our Metrix Family, the one and only: Eric Heinen. Eric recently celebrated the big 5-0 and shared a Facebook post with a pretty incredible list of lessons he has learned over his 50 years on Earth. We wanted to share these with you today […] Looking Back on Half a Century

Four Tips That Impacted My Approach to Parenting

Four Tips That Impacted My Approach to Parenting

August 11, 2020

In recognition of the start of the new school year and to stick with this week’s newsletter theme around creating stronger relationships with your children, I want to share some guidance I received about five years ago from Dr. Laura Markham, a clinical psychologist and well-known parenting expert.  If you do not have children, continue […] Four Tips That Impacted My Approach to Parenting

Implementing ‘Deep Practice’ into Your Sales Career

Implementing ‘Deep Practice’ into Your Sales Career

July 14, 2020

In this week’s newsletter, we featured the book, “The Talent Code”, by Daniel Coyle.  In the book, Daniel addresses his belief that greatness is not necessarily born but harnessed and cultivated.   In studying the reasons that certain parts of the world are “talent hotbeds”, locations where certain activities notoriously thrive (for example, think about Brazil […] Implementing ‘Deep Practice’ into Your Sales Career

Habits: Small, Yet Powerful

Habits: Small, Yet Powerful

May 5, 2020

As discussed in our “Book of the Week”, Atomic Habits, small habits can have a surprisingly powerful impact on your life.  In the book, the author, James Clear, asks the reader to imagine a plane taking off from Los Angeles with a planned destination of New York City.  If the pilot decided at takeoff to […] Habits: Small, Yet Powerful