The idea of conflict scares so many people. It’s a word rarely attributed to positive moments or situations; on the contrary, the mere mention of it can immediately catapult someone into a negative situation. Unresolved conflict is linked to performance problems in the workplace. Joseph Grenny says, “95% of a company’s workforce struggles to confront their colleagues … More Conflict

Do You Have Time?

It’s not uncommon for people to ask me how I have time to be so involved on campus. I‘m sure many of you reading this can relate. Recently, I was talking to a trusted mentor about an idea I’ll be developing in spring. He asked me an important question, “how do you have time for … More Do You Have Time?

Pressing Pause.

It’s that time of year again where you find yourself in the hustle and bustle of the season. You’ve got that list of gifts to buy for family, friends, and colleagues, plus the addition of a few coffee and lunch dates with friends who might be in the area.  It’s no secret that this time … More Pressing Pause.

Review: Live2Lead Leadership Event

Recently I attended a simulcast of the Live2Lead half-day leadership development event hosted by Full Sail University.  The guest speakers included Pat Lencioni, John Maxwell, Valorie Burton, and Kevin Turner. Each of the speakers had a resume that one can only get from time, perseverance, and experience.  I consider myself lucky that I was able … More Review: Live2Lead Leadership Event