How to Inspire Teamwork & Collaboration

“The only place ‘success’ comes before ‘work’ is in the dictionary,” insisted Vince Lombardi, legendary football coach of the Green Bay Packers. “The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.” Lombardi passionately rallied team spirit and established a collaborative commitment to excellence among his players.  He believed “the achievements of […]

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Create Personal Vision and Mission Statements

How do you set goals and pursue your passion if you don’t know what direction you’re headed? As a speaker and educator, I’ve shown others how to create strong vision and mission statements for more than 30 years. I didn’t write my own vision and mission statements until I lost my job. When the school district where I was […]

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How to Write Awesome New Year’s Resolutions

The art of New Year’s resolutioning is not for the faint of heart. Cavett Robert said, “Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.” Benjamin Franklin added, “How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults or resolution enough to mend them.” […]

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Pursue Your Passion (While Juggling Work & Other Responsibilities)

You may have a goal that you’ve dreamed about for years. But you may also have a job. And a family. And responsibilities. Is it possible to pursue your passion AND successfully manage all of the other duties on your plate? Absolutely! It’s important to dream big, but you must also plan well, work smart, and prioritize. […]

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Write a Personal Purpose Statement

“If your life was a book and you were the author,” Amy Purdy asks, “how would you want your story to go?” Before Amy danced her way into the hearts of America on Dancing With the Stars or won a bronze medal in snowboarding at the Sochi Paralympic Games, she shared her story in a […]

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