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Super Bowl XLIX Quarterbacks: Who Has the Leadership Advantage?

In case you all had not heard, it is Super Bowl Week! For Russell Wilson's Seattle Seahawks to become the first team in a decade to win consecutive Super Bowls, they'll have to beat the most recent group to do it, Tom Brady's New England Patriots. We thought it would be a lot of fun to bring you a two-part blog on the 2015 Super Bowl. This week we will highlight the two quarterbacks and next week we will dig deeper into the team aspect of this historic matchup. Read More

Harness Your Fears to Be Your All

Monday was the national holiday celebrating the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and this week marks the 50th anniversary of the marches in Selma. Much of what we read of this great leader points to courage, tenacity and faith. But did you know that Dr. King lived with fear and everyday? We tend to always look at the great attributes of the leaders we admire most, but, honestly, if you look at what people struggle with as they lived, more inspiration tends to be found there. Read More

Overworked, Overbooked and Overwhelmed: How Banishing “Busyness” in Your Everyday Life

Ask almost anyone today how they are doing and you will certainly hear “Busy!” “So busy.” “Crazy busy.” These responses seem to have replaced the stock answer of “fine” from days gone by. It is, pretty obviously, a boast disguised as a complaint and the person originally asking the question responds with a kind of congratulations: “That’s a good problem to have” or “Better than the alternative.” So, for all of us caught in this “busy” trap - that’s just American life in the 21st Century, right? Read More

An Inspirational Business Story to Kick Off 2015!

Happy New Year, Everyone! We are excited about 2015 and will be here for you in the coming year. If you are on our list of friends and associates, we believe you are a part of a company or business that has the ability to be good, ethical, noble and heroic! To illustrate this, we thought we would start off the year with a “feel good” story about a local business that we find inspiring due to their entrepreneurial spirit and amazing, quickly developing work culture. Read More

Are You a Generous Leader?

Merry Christmas… it is arguably the busiest time of the year…gift buying, family gatherings, social functions, year-end duties, performance appraisals, strategic plans, bonuses, recognition, and the list goes on! Despite the frenetic pace, thankfully most of us find a moment to get in touch with the true meaning of Christmas, the importance of faith in our lives and the spirit of generosity. As you do, we also encourage you to reflect upon the answer to this question, “Are You a Generous Leader? Read More

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