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Why We Love College Football & Lessons Learned for Work Culture

Why We Love College Football & Lessons Learned for Work Culture

Waking up and immediately flipping on ESPN Game Day…prepping your game day gear…heading out the door and feeling the cool autumn breeze….excitement building as you hang out with your crew at the tailgate party…the tradition of getting into the stadium to see the home team band festivities…the kickoff…the post-game celebration at the local pub…what’s not to love? Read More
"If You Are In Charge... Take Charge!" Part #2 Words of Wisdom from a Combat Veteran

"If You Are In Charge... Take Charge!" Part #2 Words of Wisdom from a Combat Veteran

My first deployment in Iraq is a great example. We got deployed and up to that point most of the deployments had been at or around six months, but nobody told you when you went over “It’s gonna be six months.” It was actually indefinite. So as time went by when you are away from your family, it does begin to stress you out. The way I knew that it was getting stressful was when my men would start to question me…”Look when are we going back? I’m sick of not knowing.” It is a tough environment.. Read More
Lead From The Front Part #1: Words of Wisdom from a Combat Veteran

Lead From The Front Part #1: Words of Wisdom from a Combat Veteran

The Army uses the acronym Leadership LDRSHIP. Basically, it’s Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, Personal Courage. Those are the tenants that you want your leaders in the military to aspire to build around. They are all important, but two of the principles that most ring true for me is Selfless Service and Personal Courage. Making sure that as a leader in the Army, whether it was with my platoon or my company, or some of the.... Read More
Do Great Minds Think Alike? Hopefully Not on Our Team

Do Great Minds Think Alike? Hopefully Not on Our Team

Although it is true that people with similar thinking preferences tend to get along well and enjoy working together, homogeneity in thinking preferences on teams can actually limit team effectiveness in terms of creativity and problem solving. What Are Thinking Preferences? The concept of thinking preferences stems from the left brain/right brain dominance theory that each side of the brain controls different types of thinking. People tend to naturally prefer one type of ... Read More
Be a Person of Influence:  Help Them Love What They Hate

Be a Person of Influence: Help Them Love What They Hate

I was working in L.A. this past week and everywhere I went people were discussing the recent NBA free trade move by LeBron James to become a Laker. While driving the rental car there was a debate on the radio about what this potentially means for his new teammates, walking into Costco there were LeBron jerseys everywhere, and in restaurants, people were talking excitedly about a new potential championship team in the West. There is no doubt that King James is set to make..... Read More

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