Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Smartest Person in the Room

I have a love/hate relationship with my internal drive to rise to the top of anything I do. I love how it pushes me to succeed in ways I never dreamed possible and I hate how it causes me to … Continue reading

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Happy or Hateful

Great leadership is characterized by the clarity of your communication and swiftness of accountability coupled with a consistent attitude and genuine disposition of good humor, fun, and happy expectations. Between two business trips last month, I was able to spend … Continue reading

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Anchor and Transfer

It’s times like these when knowing how to teach and train properly really comes in handy! In a business of eight people, my client has four new employees all starting within three weeks of each other. Seem like Armageddon? Well, … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Mind

You know you’re getting old when the surgeon who’ll be performing your procedure, the pilot on the plane you’ve just boarded, and the accountant assigned to do your taxes all look like they just graduated from high school. For these … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Consider Laughter, Consider Dreams

This weekend, Tom and I and a few friends will head to one of our local wineries for a very special homecoming. Almost 3 years ago, Tom and I went to dinner at a local Temecula restaurant on our very … Continue reading

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