Poke the Box

“When was the last time you did something for the first time?” That’s the question Seth Godin sets out get us to answer in his book Poke the Box. This book has a simple message: Start Something. This book is a manifesto about starting. It’s about making starting a habit. The concept of the book … Continue reading Poke the Box

How To Come Up With Great Ideas

I recently came across a book by James Webb Young called "A Technique for Producing Ideas". Though he presented the ideas from the book in 1939, his thoughts for generating great ideas are just as pertinent today as they were back then. If you want to jump start your creative juices and begin producing great … Continue reading How To Come Up With Great Ideas

Necessary Endings

You can't have a great new beginning without a necessary ending. We all have things in life that just aren't working, whether it's a relationship, a job, or a project...knowing when and how to let go is essential to our success. Without the ability to ends things we stay stuck - never becoming who they are … Continue reading Necessary Endings

5 Daily Rhythms To Keep You From Burnout

Recently I was reading "Leading on Empty: Refilling Your Tank and Renewing Your Passion" by Wayne Corderio. A particular section that really resonated with me was about living an intentional life. Based on my experience, we need to continually monitor and be willing to restructure our daily rhythms in an effort to live a life of … Continue reading 5 Daily Rhythms To Keep You From Burnout

Leading on Empty

I recently finished reading "Leading on Empty" by Wayne Corderio. This book is a must read for every leader! Using his personal journey through battling burnout & depression to give an insightful and honest look at how to deal with the pressures of leadership. Here are some of the key takeaways that have impacted me: "Solitude … Continue reading Leading on Empty