Tag Archives: leadership lessons

What Do You Really Want?

When I was in my early twenties, I had my mind on money and money on my mind. I believed that once I reached a certain amount of annual income, I would feel a certain way. For me, that number was $500,000. $500,000 = happiness. I had tied my future happiness and joy to seeing that number on my tax …

5 Lessons I Learned in 2018

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard The past week or so has been packed with family adventures and awesome conversations with friends. Incoming emails were almost nonexistent and much of my team was also unplugged for the holidays. Between skiing, Yankee swapping, building snow forts, and sipping wine, I had the …

An Open Letter to Leaders

Dear Leaders (and Leaders-in-Training): The days of top down, command and control managerial leaders are a thing of the past. Today’s leaders are vulnerable, collaborative, aspirational, and inspirational. Today’s leaders are globally connected and community focused. Today’s leaders are building empires and leaving legacies. Do you have what it takes to be a top leader in today’s fast-paced, constantly changing …

The Art and Sport of Business

I just moved into a new home a few weeks ago. The last time I moved was about six months ago and again about six months prior to that. I’m averaging a new home about once a year right now (thank you for being awesome about that, Sarah!). So, the question is why, right? Why build a 6,000 square foot …

3 Lessons I Learned in 2017

I don’t know about you all but I am fired up to be back at work. Why you ask? Because we are habitual creatures. We thrive on our habits to get us through the day. When those habits are interrupted we lose focus and can feel lost. Who else felt that way over the holiday break? I know I did …