Recent Episodes

“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” – John F. Kennedy If you are reading this, you probably want to get better at negotiating, or you know someone who does. You’ve got lots of company! Asking for what you want and need causes anxiety for many of us. … Continued

Energy Management

Time management is so important for effectively pursuing your purpose, but energy management is even more critical. Remember that time you followed a schedule crammed with tasks and activities directly related to your purpose, but the effort didn’t seem to get you much closer to your goal? That’s because when you don’t manage your energy, you fall … Continued

How To Fire A Client

When the client’s name popped up on my ringing phone, so did the dread inside me. Normally I love all my clients, but every once in a while one simply wore me out with their needs and issues. “Oh no,” I thought. This one exhausted me, and I knew I had to do something about … Continued

Side Hustle

If your employee has a side hustle—something they do away from work that makes money—a leader can worry. Is that team member really committed to the work and paycheck? Does that mean they have one foot out the door? The struggle is real because more people are working multiple jobs. Federal data shows a 5 … Continued


One of the biggest leadership challenges is ego. Do you surround yourself with people who let you slide or hold you accountable? Everyone needs accountability, especially the gifted leaders who think they don’t. Leaders need a healthy ego. Recently I dove into the book, “Ego is the Enemy,” by Ryan Holiday and got a ton … Continued