Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

The Women’s March is only the beginning 

The Women’s March on Washington was a resounding and united call to action to defend women’s rights, civil rights, human rights. Whether or not you participated in one of the nationwide marches, it was on our minds, part of the day’s conversations, and in the news. It was a monumental event as the largest protests…

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Let’s Get Uncomfortable

Does your company ask you to provide constructive criticism to your colleagues? It’s common practice and it’s a good one, but I find it challenging to put negative feedback into a happy sandwich. Honestly, I’m not sure the happy sandwich works on anyone past elementary school because we all expect it. In the end, all that…

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You Are Amazing

As a parent, I’m guilty of confining my children to a box of socially acceptable norms and each time they stray from those expections, I struggle to teach them what they should be doing and find myself further berating them with the rules and potential consequences of their actions. As a boss, I’m different. I push my…

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Do You Read Enough?

I’m told that successful people read habitually and their success is in part due to their intense consumption of knowledge. That all makes sense, but who has the time to read that much? I tried to read a book a week, but I failed because some books were bigger than others and some weeks were…

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Live on Purpose – Day 10

Read Live on Purpose if you have questions about the structure of this post or this 10-day challenge. Day 10 – Resolve to Live on Purpose We’ve made it to the end! Days 8 and 9 were like making New Year’s Resolutions. Some of your answers may have included “I will eat healthier” or “I will watch less…

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Live on Purpose – Day 9

This post intentionally short and challenge-based. Read Live on Purpose if you have questions about the structure of this post or this 10-day challenge. Day 9 – Remove Your Threats Yesterday we thought about the activities that would make our lives more purposeful. Now it’s time to make a list of things that you should remove so that…

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Live on Purpose – Day 8

This post intentionally short and challenge-based. Read Live on Purpose if you have questions about the structure of this post or this 10-day challenge. Day 8 – Do More of What You Love What things should you maximize to achieve your purpose? Look at your answers to the questions on Day 1 if you need help finding which…

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Live on Purpose – Day 7

A message in a bottle on a sandy beach.

This post intentionally short and challenge-based. Read Live on Purpose if you have questions about the structure of this post or this 10-day challenge. Day 7 – Define Your Purpose If you’re seeing this for the first time, I would not recommend starting with Day 7 of this challenge. Hopefully, you’ve worked your way through each daily exercise…

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Live on Purpose – Day 6

This post intentionally short and challenge-based. Read Live on Purpose if you have questions about the structure of this post or this 10-day challenge. Day 6 – List Your Core Values Hopefully you’ve done this at least once before. If you haven’t, this is where you might struggle with word selection. It might even take you all day…

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Live on Purpose – Day 5

This post intentionally short and challenge-based. Read Live on Purpose if you have questions about the structure of this post or this 10-day challenge. Day 5 – List Your Threats We’re half way through our 10-day challenge. We’re on the final step of our personal SWOT analysis. Threats are different from weaknesses. They are the things that may…

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