Taking Some Time Off
Jan30

Taking Some Time Off

“Vacation Starts Now” on instagram It’s ok to take a break. There I said it. Having fun is ok! But, you have to be honest with yourself and know when you need a break. Some need time away more than others, but start thinking with your family about how often you need vacations. Here are a few reasons that you have to get away every once and awhile… 1. Things will keep going, even without you. No matter who you...

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I Don’t Know
Jan18

I Don’t Know

Creative Commons Photo Credit by photojonny You don’t know everything. I promise. Once you realize this, you can begin seeking what answers you need. It makes you vulnerable and that in itself makes your team trust you more. A leader that shares what they know and is humble in the areas of where they need to grow, shows others that it’s ok to know where your strengths are and those areas where some work needs to be put in....

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You Are Just Down One Step: The Idea
Jan11

You Are Just Down One Step: The Idea

Creative Commons Photo Credit by pascalbovet Ideas come and they go. Some of those ideas that come are bad, some are good and then some are those great ones in life. Forget about the bad ideas once you recognize which ones those are. There is no use in spending mental capacity on ideas that aren’t going anywhere. As for the good ideas, write those down somewhere where you can come back to them later. You may need to spend extra...

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Using Your Mission Statement As A Filter
Jan04

Using Your Mission Statement As A Filter

Creative Commons Photo Credit by inkybob Mission statements are important. Really important. They take time to process so you can come up with the one that is right for you. Be specific. Keep it just long enough to get the point across. You want to be able to remember it so you can tell others and so you can keep it handy for when you need to use it. Make sure it will lead you to your desired outcome. And once you find that fitting...

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Write Things Down
Jan02

Write Things Down

Creative Commons Photo Credit by lynnfriedman If you are like me, if you don’t write things down or type it into Evernote, then you will forget it ten minutes later. Personally I’m a fan of Evernote, but if you don’t mess with technology a leather binder will do the job just fine. If you don’t write or type a to-do list yet, then here are 3 reasons why writing everything down is so important: 1. You waste time...

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