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2 06, 2016

Putting Your Management Attention on 66.66 Percent of the People

By |June 2nd, 2016|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on Putting Your Management Attention on 66.66 Percent of the People

29863720_mI’m not going to put all of my time into developing 100 percent of the people on my team. There you have it. That’s the truth. It may be harsh and cold, but hear me out.

I’m all about business. I live and breathe my businesses, even when […]

31 05, 2016

The Number One Reason Why So Many People Don’t Make It

By |May 31st, 2016|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on The Number One Reason Why So Many People Don’t Make It

20235023_mI work hard and I play hard. My team knows that and I foster that type of environment within my companies.

Not too long ago, I hosted a weekend event at my home. When I bring people into my space, I want them to feel comfortable. I want everyone […]

24 05, 2016

YOU are 6 Inches From Being Successful

By |May 24th, 2016|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on YOU are 6 Inches From Being Successful

6SuccessLook around you. By your definition of success, are you successful?

Do you have the life and money you need to have?

Do you enjoy what you do for a living?

Are you happy with your spouse or partner?

Be honest with yourself.

What if I told you you’re only 6 inches […]

12 04, 2016

Success In Business or Life Is No Accident

By |April 12th, 2016|blog, Development|Comments Off on Success In Business or Life Is No Accident

pele“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele

Pele is regarded as one of the best, if not the best soccer player of all time. It’s a great […]

17 03, 2016

My Answer To Social Media Trolls And Why I Will Always Double Down

By |March 17th, 2016|blog, Marketing, news|Comments Off on My Answer To Social Media Trolls And Why I Will Always Double Down

 

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“Calling all Facebook trolls! Hey – I’m maxed out on friends! If you are just being nosy, critical or just a troll stalking me – please Unfriend me! There are 33 people waiting to connect. All trolls follow me after Unfriending or switch to my fan […]

15 03, 2016

When You’re Leading, Try Listening For A Change

By |March 15th, 2016|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on When You’re Leading, Try Listening For A Change

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Recently, I had a meeting with my team at Funds2Orgs. You might know that it’s a social enterprise in the philanthropic sector. We help nonprofits, churches, schools and others raise money for their organizations by collecting gently worn, used and new shoes.

We moved offices […]

14 03, 2016

How To Stay Motivated Every Single Day

By |March 14th, 2016|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on How To Stay Motivated Every Single Day

Staying motivated every single day takes work. Let’s face it, there’s no magic formula, but there are steps you can take to be motivated. We’re bombarded with motivational images and copy every day, but how can you stay motivated consistently? How can you stay focused and on the path each day?

In life, people can easily […]

29 02, 2016

The Emotion Keeping You From Your Potential And 3 Powerful Ways To Overcome

By |February 29th, 2016|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on The Emotion Keeping You From Your Potential And 3 Powerful Ways To Overcome

fear unknown afraid

I see it every day. It’s always there.

I meet and speak to good people every day who wish things were different. They want to start their own business. They want to lose weight and get healthy. They want to move to another state for greater […]

4 02, 2016

3 Brilliant Things to Do as a New Nonprofit CEO

By |February 4th, 2016|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on 3 Brilliant Things to Do as a New Nonprofit CEO

ceo trust new leaderAre you a first time CEO or the top executive at a new organization? I’ve had the privilege to serve as CEO for both a nonprofit and social enterprise.

Being a leader of a nonprofit takes a lot of thought. Times are changing quickly and […]

25 01, 2016

This Is Why I Appreciate YOU… YOU MATTER

By |January 25th, 2016|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on This Is Why I Appreciate YOU… YOU MATTER

appreciateI’ve been on the receiving end of someone telling me I would amount to nothing in my life. In fact, I will never forget a teacher in high school telling me that many years ago. It hurt. And, it stayed with me.

 

Fast forward decades later: since that […]