Microscope or Telescope

             (Click picture to watch video) It’s not so much about your point of view as it is about understanding and leveraging your point of view. I would probably classify most people as either a microscope or a telescope. A microscope is someone that looks “into things that are” and a telescope is someone who …

Kudos

                           (Click picture to watch video) Relationships and leadership are very similar in how you view them. Some view them like a glass half-full. Others half-empty. Then there’s always that one that is questioning why the glass. You see it’s not always what you say or even when …

Makeovers

Your life needs either a Tweak, a Pivot, or a Makeover – Part 3 We have all been there in our life or career. You try making adjustments, doing “better”, or doing “more; but it is still not enough. You find yourself still feeling unfulfilled and frustrated. You can keep banging your head against the wall, and still not see …

Pivots

Your life needs either a Tweak, a Pivot, or a Makeover – Part 2 In another post I talked about the fact that your life or career may need a “Tweak”.Tweaks are simple adjustments that refocus on desired outcomes.These are small but pack a big punch. Now I want to talk about when you need a “pivot”, which is more …

Tweaks

Your life needs either a Tweak, a Pivot, or a Makeover – Part 1 Work-life balance is a fallacy. You are not balanced at any point in your life, but you should be striving for it. You are constantly changing either by growing or shrinking, stopping or starting, getting up or falling down. As you make decisions, big or small, …

Blind Spots

Blind spots are obvious to others but many times oblivious to us Recently while jogging on a trail in the woods, I encountered a squirrel who stood very still as I passed. The squirrel thought it was invisible. It wasn’t. Your blind spots are the same way. If you do perceive that something is not right, you still try to “act” like everything …

Core Values

A GPS has all of the coordinates to help you reach your desired destination. When you begin to stray off course or take a wrong turn, it will immediately alert you of your error. It’s purpose is keep you from going in the wrong direction and if you to show you the way back. Just like a GPS to keep …

Half Finished

I heard a friend say this phrase the other day, “I’m the master of the half-finished.” It made me really start to think about what it meant. I felt like a fox caught in the hen house. That phrase described me on many occasions in my life. I am a visionary with an aggressive personality. I can see things finished, …

Indicator Lights

Often we find things out of balance in our life. They show up in unusual ways or through abnormal behaviors. Have you ever acted or reacted in a certain way and thought, “Why did I do that? That’s not me”. Those are indicators. When things are out of balance in our lives it could be due to stress, depression, over-work, …