The W.I.S.E.R Way to Listen empowerment self-awareness Apr 11, 2024

Let's start with a quick story.

John said to his wife, "You're the engineer of a train. There are 22 people on board. At the first stop, 3 passengers get off, and 8 get on. At the next stop, 10 passengers get off, and 3 get on. What is the name of the engineer?" Scowling, John's wife says, "How...

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How To Maintain Your Discipline Even When You Lose Your Routine accountability self-awareness Apr 11, 2024

I recently had a great call with a client. He was discussing the challenges of traveling for work and staying on routine.

Many people face this, myself included. But there are simple ways to stay disciplined during your travels, both for fun and work.

Whether you struggle with sleep, food,...

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5 Questions to Ask to Help You Let Go and Grow growth self-awareness Apr 02, 2024

What holds us back from achieving our full potential?

During the summers when I worked for my dad on the orange farm, I was responsible for cleaning the irrigation lines that watered the trees. This involved running water through the lines and then opening them on both ends to get the gunk...

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Are Core Values Guiding your Leadership? accountability self-awareness Mar 28, 2024

Even if you can't define what they are, we all operate with a specific set of morals and values. They influence how we make decisions, what we view as important, and how we interact with others.

Typically, we think of these values as impacting our personal actions and decisions, but have you ever...

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7 Steps to Getting Your Motivation Back empowerment self-awareness Mar 14, 2024

It’s hard to stay motivated. Whether staying productive throughout the whole day or sticking with a project to the end, experiencing these slumps in motivation seems common. I recently dealt with this in a pretty severe way. I've reached out to over 1000 people to join my Blue Shirt...

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Your Growth SUV Awaits... growth self-awareness Mar 07, 2024

I love metaphors. There is something powerful about taking a concept and turning it into a word picture to help you understand what is being explained to you. I think we all can agree we want to grow personally and professionally. We also know we need to have a growth mindset to make this...

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The Power of Self-Awareness: The Key to Leadership and Business Success empowerment growth self-awareness Feb 22, 2024

Meet Sarah, the CEO of a tech startup. With a passion for innovation and a keen eye for detail, Sarah had always been a strong decision-maker. However, as her company grew, she realized that her decisions were sometimes driven by her desire to control every aspect of the business rather than...

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A Small Business Owner’s Guide To Conquering Imposter Syndrome growth self-awareness Feb 08, 2024

Running a small business is no small feat. As a small business owner, you wear multiple hats and navigate through countless challenges. Despite your accomplishments and expertise, there may be times when you doubt your abilities and feel like a fraud. This phenomenon is known as imposter...

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Creating a Thinking Environment: The Key to Productive and Meaningful Meetings empowerment growth self-awareness Oct 19, 2023

In a world plagued by endless unproductive meetings, it's time to revolutionize how we gather and discuss ideas. By focusing on the feelings and experiences of meeting participants, we can unlock a powerful approach that fosters profound listening, insights, and genuine engagement. Welcome to the...

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What Fuels Entrepreneur Success? accountability growth self-awareness Oct 12, 2023

Entrepreneurship is a thrilling journey filled with countless possibilities, but it also presents formidable challenges. To navigate this complex landscape, entrepreneurs must harness the power of mindset and embrace continuous learning. If you've been around this space for any time at all, you...

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Thriving in the Face of Loneliness and Exhaustion accountability self-awareness Oct 05, 2023

Sales aren't going exactly as I anticipated for Q3. That's hard. It's also tiring trying to figure out the right angles, approaches, etc., to overcome the challenge. But having a couple of masterminds and a networking community reminds me that I'm not alone.

As leaders and business owners, we...

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Top Hacks for Being a Boss That Listens Well empowerment self-awareness Aug 31, 2023

As a boss, listening to your employees and taking their feedback and ideas seriously is essential.  Here are the top 5 hacks for being a boss that listens well.

  1. Schedule regular one-on-one meetings: One-on-one meetings are an excellent opportunity for employees to share their thoughts and...
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