I haven’t purchased one of my own, but when I’m on the road visiting clients, and my hotel fitness center has a Peloton bike, I take advantage of it. Each Peloton ride is inspiring, challenging, rewarding, and always fun; every single time. I’m up to 11 rides, which doesn’t sound like many. However, considering I only get to
As we close out 2019, here are 19 leadership lessons I've learned over the past 19 years, leading people in various lines of business across our great country. Some of these I learned the hard way, some of these I learned from watching other leaders, others were passed along to me from wise, dynamic
This holiday season, BELIEVE. Believe in yourself, believe in others, believe in a higher power, and believe in the true meaning of the season. Whatever your holiday, and whatever your current stage in life, BELIEVE. Be thankful for what you have instead of dwelling on what you don’t have. Embrace diversity and respect differences in opinions and perspectives; it makes
Would thank them for their hard work, effort, and devotion? Would you write them a hand-written note card, telling them how much you’ve appreciated them, as a person and as a contributor to your team’s cause, progress, and mission? Would you show your love and appreciation by throwing them a special going way potluck in the office, or even a night
My parents raised me with a nice balance of tough love and fun-loving experiences. One thing we always had growing up - whether it was a car ride to school, going out to dinner, setting sail on a road trip, or simply hosting a mid-summer family gathering - was music. My dad has seen Elton John live, in concert,
The night Andrew Luck shocked the world, announcing his retirement from the NFL at the age of 29, sports broadcaster, Doug Gotleib, tweeted, “Retiring cause rehabbing is “too hard” is the most Millennial thing ever. #AndrewLuck” Since the tweet, many have tweeted back, ripping Doug Gottlieb for the grossly inappropriate, distasteful comments. The conversation continues in the sports talk radio space
I’m turning forty years of age this week, on August 16th. Here are 40 things I know now that I wish I knew then. The reason I’m sharing them is to potentially save someone hurt, sadness, disappointment, or worry; and to potentially inspire or encourage someone who may need it. Some are fun, others are serious.
Often times we get caught up in the hustle, the grind, and the pressure. We feel pressure to deliver, measure up, and to be great. Sometimes we forget what actually makes people "great". Think about the best leaders of our time and in your life. Think about the most respected and
Today is World Kindness Day 2018! In honor of the day and the topic, here's a short excerpt from my forthcoming book on the topic of genuine kindness and the impact it makes in our leadership. In writing my forthcoming book, Lead With Hospitality, I set out one morning to write a chapter on the topic of "courtesy".