Finding Joy During This Season of Your Life

I mostly write about leadership and am motivated by my work environment but this time of year tends to sting a bit. To be an effective 'manager of life,' your relationships, whether they be platonic or romantic, are a cornerstone for success. I like to use this creative outlet as a platform to discuss things … Continue reading Finding Joy During This Season of Your Life

Do You Deserve a Great Team?

So admittedly, this title seems a bit ominous. I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, and a quote by J. Paul Getty was shared by the host. "The employer generally gets the employee he deserves." I was immediately blown away both by the simplicity of this quote and by its profound truth. For … Continue reading Do You Deserve a Great Team?

Want a Promotion? Here are Three Things You Should NOT Do.

"Why hasn't this promotion happened for me, yet? What am I not doing?" These are questions that have haunted many of us, myself included. Our careers are often how we define ourselves. Many of us spend more time at work than with our families. Then we go home and spend a great deal of our energy … Continue reading Want a Promotion? Here are Three Things You Should NOT Do.

Three Mistakes We Make with Goal Setting and Ideas on How to Fix Them

Not long ago it dawned on me that for most of my life I have basically wandered aimlessly hoping my dreams would just come true. Meaning, I legitimately walked around like some Disney princess (often singing) hoping for the best case scenario to occur because - let's be honest most of their lives just "worked … Continue reading Three Mistakes We Make with Goal Setting and Ideas on How to Fix Them

Time to Transition to a New Approach….and Stop Using “in New York City” in the Titles of My Posts…..

So, per usual, I fell off the map when I started "doing something new" - i.e. this blog. My attention span truly is something on which I need to work. I apologize for not keeping current - not that anyone is actually reading this, but hey. Why not? Actually, I think my mom reads this … Continue reading Time to Transition to a New Approach….and Stop Using “in New York City” in the Titles of My Posts…..

Winter Wonderland or an Obstacle Course in New York City?

I’m a Texas boy - born and raised. In my 31 years in that great state I saw many weather events. I lived in tornado alley, experienced floods and hurricanes in Houston, and weathered an ice storm or two. Never have I lived in a place where snow was not only something that happened, but … Continue reading Winter Wonderland or an Obstacle Course in New York City?