motivation

Why “Why” is More Powerful Than “How”

As the founder of the Family First Entrepreneur movement, I am constantly in conversation with very bright folks on the topic work/family balance.  In my mentoring and coaching, I am gaining more and more insight into the world o continue reading...

The Three Reasons Family Makes Me a Better Businessperson

Three key components to any business person’s success are good use of time, motivation, and wise delegation.  As a Family First Entrepreneur, all three of these are even more important as they relate back to the most important thing for us—time.  continue reading...

Youthful Transition Moment

I was rewriting my bio recently and in doing research about what it should contain, I ran across some questions that I was supposed to ask myself to guide my writing. One of the questions asked, “What one event in your childhood had the greatest effect on your life?” My response to the question was a no-brainer. I repeated the fourth grade and the first three months of that school year taught me that I could be excellent. continue reading...

It Takes Two to Play a Game

I’m amazed and saddened at how popular my blogs about toxic work environments are.  I’m glad to be of service, but sad to realize how prolific dysfunction is in the work place, and how impactful that can be when it’s taken home.  On the brighter side, I’ve noticed that it’s that negative impact on one’s home life that usually sparks a motivation for change. continue reading...

Wasted Time

As my assistant and I began to build a power point for the upcoming event on ONO I found myself beginning to melt down mentally with all of the heavy thought. It reminded me that in my past, I have never been willing to work at half tilt. It becomes a massive waste of time and I can’t do it.

When this happens to you, you must adjust and either do something rejuvenating or something mindless in order to change state and pull back in so that you can again operate at a high level. Never be content with low level production. Time is too precious. continue reading...

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