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How Vanna White Touching Letters Impacts Your Leadership

This past week, I figured my 10-year-old son was old enough to participate in a tradition in place for years in my family: shouting out the answers to the Wheel of Fortune puzzles. Yes, we are a wild and crazy bunch. While we watched, I explained to my son that Vanna’s job is to turn […]

Give Your Employees the Keys to Customer Happiness

It was time to renew the P.O. Box for my business. I mailed it at the post office the day it was due. A week later, I came to check my box for mail, but I could not get in. It was locked from the inside. When I reached the counter at long-last to discuss my […]

The 5 Myths about Working from Home

Rainbows and unicorns. That’s the vision most have of working from home. Do you also dream about working from home as an employee or an entrepreneur? I love the freedom and flexibility it has provided to me and my family over the past 9 years. However, there are a few key myths to debunk before […]

Give to Give

My new business philosophy: In business as in life, don’t give to get. Give to give. For me, this idea started with a church sermon about giving to give as it related to our personal journeys. But then I got to thinking: what if businesses and entrepreneurs just gave freely? What if I just gave […]

It’s Micro-Manager!

  Look out in the hallway… It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, it’s… Micro-Manager! Faster follow up than a speeding bullet Louder lecturing than a locomotive Able to crush empowerment with a single email…   Superman = cool Micro-Manager = not so cool   Today, I’m going to check my perfectionism at the office […]