The summit of Mount Everest is the highest point on Earth at 29,029 feet. Just the thought of traversing the terrain to the top seems impossible. If you were faced with the challenge to scale Mount Everest, would you muster up the courage to conquer your fears or shy away assuming the end goal was […]
Unrealistic Expectations Even for the seasoned professional, managing workplace expectations can be tricky and if the right level of tact is not used, the wrong response could set off a negative chain reaction. Just take these scenarios for example: Scenario 1: The Special ProjectAnother unwanted “special project” has fallen into your lap, consuming your time […]
How Healthy is your Team? An Ironman Triathlon is the ultimate test of endurance. Participants aim to finish 140.6 miles of three sequential events involving swimming (2.4 miles), cycling (112 miles), and running (26.2 miles). Imagine if your organization was challenged to participate in an Ironman Triathlon. Would they need months to prepare dreading the training […]
One Team. One Goal. Early January 2017, I had the opportunity to host a workshop for my Automation Tools team. The group was comprised of two sub-teams with members distributed across California, Nevada, Colorado, and Oregon. Over a 13 month period, each team had successfully delivered against their company objectives. However, as part of the workshop, […]
The work environment is fairly complex. On one hand it can be a place where you are valued for your contributions and motivated to excel in your career. On the other it can be stressful, frustrating, and unrewarding. Does the latter sound familiar? Have you ever sat at your desk, face in your hands, and […]
The Power of 10% and How it can Change your Life Starting Now. Time is FREE, BUT IT’S PRICELESS. You can’t own it, BUT YOU CAN USE IT. You can’t keep it, BUT YOU CAN SPEND IT. Once you’ve lost it, YOU CAN NEVER GET IT BACK. HARVEY MACKAY Time: A unique system that ties together events, represents a form […]
No matter what challenges I go through, I have my health, am surrounded by people that care for me, and I have an opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of others everyday. Even when we encounter cloudy, hazy, and rainy moments in our life, recognize that the storm is short lived. Take […]
I found one of my old slides that outline the 3 behaviors I follow when managing the chaos and stress in my life. I thought I’d share this advice to help you jump start your work week. Remember you are always in control. Prepare yourself for success by avoiding chaotic situations.