Month: October 2021

  • If You Don’t Have Time to Do It Right.

    “If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – John Wooden. From Brain Food.

  • Are You Showing Up to Prove or Improve?

    “Don’t show up to prove. Show up to improve.” – Simon Sinek

  • The Ultimate Measure of a Man

    “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige, and even his life for the welfare of others.” – Martin Luther King Jr.  

  • Demonstrate Experience Without Doing Work for Free

    James Laurain has found a brilliant way to demonstrate his copyrighting expertise with #linkedinadrewrites It’s one thing to tell someone you’re good at something, it’s another thing to show it. And it’s something else entirely if you can show it without doing their work for free. I’ll definitely keep this idea in my back pocket…

  • Take Care of Those in Your Charge

    “Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.” – Simon Sinek Leadership as it ought to be.

  • 11 Self-Improvement Books

    This is a spur of the moment word vomit. A shorter description don’t mean I’m less excited about a book, I just probably haven’t written about it before. #1: The Bible The Bible has had more influence on shaping me into who I am today than any other book. It is the source of God’s…

  • It Might Not Work

    “real innovation comes from the science of ‘this might not work.’”. Try something that might not work and learn from it whether you succeed or fail. The test kitchen mindsets

  • Fond Memories of Reading

    I have fond memories of reading as a kid. We would say, “I’m bored” and ask if we could get on the computer. My parents would point to the bookshelf and tell us we had more than enough to entertain ourselves. And we did. Aside from intermissions for stuffed animal storylines we created, much of…

  • On Asking Questions

    I’m curious about most everything and ask a lot of questions. I’ve found that I have to be careful in how I phrase my questions, how many I ask at once, and most importantly — the tone I use. Paying attention to these things helps me get better answers and avoid accidentally offending the person…

  • Leadership Quotes

    “The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.” ~ Kenneth H. Blanchard “Leadership is an action, not a position.” ~ Donald McGannon “The challenge of leadership is to be strong but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not a bully; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant;…