The stages of a team

  Creating a team takes time and members often go through recognizable stages as they change from being a collection of strangers to a united group with common goals. The Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing model describes these stages. When you understand...

The Frenemy Within

(Excerpt from my upcoming book Wing It & Win) We’re constantly listening to the little voice in our head. The one that says, “Who are you to say?” and “Remember what happened last time you tried that?” Occasionally, in moments of triumph, it says, “I am awesome at...

Be Present

(Excerpt from my upcoming book Wing It & Win) Nearly all of the great personal development books, speakers, and religions mention that one of the best ways to Be in the world is to be present. Living Now in the current moment, without fretting about the past or...

Superhero! Failure!

I know you. I know the feeling you have. You want to be more. There is this niggling feeling under your skin, in your soul, that says you were destined for more than this. You feel that if some… thing would happen, you’d be able to figure it all out and become...

Happy New Year!

This is the first work day of the new year. Let’s start by Starting Over. No matter what happened to you in the last year or before that, your future is unblemished. Do not bring your junk forward. What has happened has happened. Now, let’s call a do-over...