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Master Adversity Like A Pro

-Get clear on what aspects of a difficult situation bother you most. (reprint from Authentic Success newsletter) A simple definition of adversity is anything that is not the way we want it to be. Because we all have different desires for what makes a successful and happy life, adversity and resilience, look different for each one of … Continue reading Master Adversity Like A Pro

Be Better, Not Bitter.

- Have confidence in your values.(reprinted from Authentic Success newsletter. You can subscribe here)There is a lot of anger to go around these days. Much of it stems from loss.This week's newsletter comes out on inauguration day in the United States. Many are troubled by the loss of civility in our politics. Others are upset … Continue reading Be Better, Not Bitter.

Lead With Influence, Not Control

-Gain cooperation with authenticity and a positive vision The leadership stakes are high right now for business leaders. Besides your regular business activities, you must address the uncertainty over the pandemic and political, social and economic turmoil. Today, I want to talk to you about the difference between leading with influence and control. Influence is about creating … Continue reading Lead With Influence, Not Control

How To Balance For Better Leadership

-Both compassion and competence are necessary to lead in 2021.Have you ever had one of those moments when you witness something so simple yet so attention-grabbing that it knocks you on the head and wakes you up? I had one of those moments recently. I was outside on my phone having a discussion with a … Continue reading How To Balance For Better Leadership

Ditch Commitment To Succeed

-Invest in the process of attaining your goals rather than committing to them. I am not sure how you feel about commitment. If you are like many people, commitment sounds good in theory but hard to practice for a significant length of time to make a difference. Commitment focuses on delayed gratification, sacrificing pleasure today for a better … Continue reading Ditch Commitment To Succeed

How To Manage Relationships for Success

-4 fundamental principles that will help you have better relationships in your career and life.2020 upended a lot of things for us. Social distancing resulted in remote work, different work or no work, restricted travel, recreation and freedom. A bitter divide over politics has separated us ideologically. However, one thing has not changed. Relationships are … Continue reading How To Manage Relationships for Success

How to take flight in 2021

 "The price of greatness is responsibility." - Winston Churchill With the new year around the corner, you may be thinking about how you want things to be different. At the same time, you might remember how, in the past, you started off the new year with the best intentions only to lose steam by February. Have … Continue reading How to take flight in 2021

You Succeed According To How You Fail

“Most things disappoint till you look deeper.” – Graham Greene, English novelist I don’t know anyone who hasn’t had their share of disappointment this year. We’ve all been discouraged at some point in our lives, but this year it was magnified times ten!From career and business expansion to travel and wedding plans to health and wellbeing, our … Continue reading You Succeed According To How You Fail

To Thrive, Embrace Your Inner CEO

“If I want to be great I have to win the victory over myself…self-discipline.” – Harry S. Truman  The pandemic has thrown most of us into a tailspin. It has disrupted our comfortable and familiar routines. We have had to adapt to continually changing restrictions, conflicting news about the virus and economic volatility due to the … Continue reading To Thrive, Embrace Your Inner CEO

Gratitude Turns Trash Into Treasure

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” —Robert Brault, freelance writer I am so grateful that I broke my leg skiing in Park City, Utah five years ago. I was enjoying the second day of a three-week ski vacation. As you might imagine, I didn't feel that grateful … Continue reading Gratitude Turns Trash Into Treasure