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Structuring Life towards Purpose

Structuring life can be challenging. Especially when things are changing at a rapid pace both professionally and personally. Believe it or not, I too am a creature of habit. I have a morning, day, and night regime...
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Separate, but Don’t Isolate

The pictures from around the world tell an eerie story, don’t they? The streets of even the busiest cities are quiet now and almost reverent. It is a difficult time for so many.
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Unity - The Silver Lining

It has been an unsettling past few weeks, hasn’t it? Everything that we know (or thought we knew) has been affected in some way by an invisible disease. For those of us who own and run businesses it has been humbling.
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 Uncharted Waters 

I am spending a lot of time observing because that’s what I do. I am a problem solver by nature and solving a problem requires that you know all of the issues you face, as much as possible.
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Invest in Your People

I’ve defined leadership as loving and serving others and that has led me to have a strong belief in my people. Over the years I’ve come to realize that belief is the only thing strong enough to cause action. 
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Value Shared Fate Over Crisis

When crisis hits I love to go into problem solving mode. My natural tendency is to jump in and begin fixing things. In fact, I’ve prided myself on my ability to find a solution quickly...
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Are Your People Fulfilled in What They Do Every Day?

I have learned through the years that you can always make more money, but you can never make more time. It’s irreplaceable. If that’s true, why waste your most precious commodity on work that’s unfulfilling?
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2 Tools To Help Shape Your Culture

On the leadership journey, there will be a variety of problems that can derail you before you reach your destination. Having an undefined culture will be the biggest hindrance to the success of your team/company...
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5 Traits That Make Up Your Worldview

For many years, leaders have been encouraged to create a healthy and vibrant culture in their organizations. But, the true definition of culture has been something of a moving target.
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Injustice

During these uncertain times of social unrest and clear injustice, we must remember that every human being has intrinsic value. Even when I don’t agree with their belief system. Even when I don’t condone their behavior.
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How to Leverage Beliefs towards Purpose

Belief is the only thing strong enough to start wars. When you fully believe in something it should inspire you to take action. I want my employees and the people that I work with to believe in our company's purpose...
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Authentic Community

Last week, I had the privilege of speaking on Align Online FB live where we discussed community. After that conversation, I realized that this is a topic that everyone can relate to.
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Entrepreneurship and Generosity

Throughout our history, entrepreneurs have been problem solvers. Yes, there is sometimes a profit motive for solving those problems but sometimes there is just the heartfelt need to help in any way possible. 
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