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
There are countless articles to be found on leadership: how to lead a team, what to do to gain trust, etc. The list goes on. But I think there is one leadership quality that really matters, one that has the ability to propel you forward in your career while filling you with joy. And that … More Authenticity Eats Visibility For Breakfast
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?
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.
There have been a lot of conversations around the difference between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset. This is a simple concept that has the ability to make a HUGE difference in how one can grow. For those of you who aren’t familiar with these terms, MindsetOnline.com defines a fixed mindset as the, “belief of basic … More Cultivating A Growth Mindset
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
Silos. No, not the kind that you see on the farm. I’m addressing the ones you see in the workplace. They really come in all shapes and sizes. However, it’s the group of people you always see together. You might see them walking campus and going to lunch together, sharing ideas… but only with each … More Cross-Department Communication