Become a best place to work: Lessons from a 13-year-old Jewish girl

Another great question from you, my listeners – Thank you! Your Question: How do I make my company a best place to work? Thousands of leaders have visited Zappos to learn about what it takes to build a strong company culture. Ultimately, they want to become a magnet to highly dedicated, talented employees, who care about their contribution to the Read More >

Do Religion and Leadership Go Together? An Exclusive Interview with Brian Holmes

“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’” – Brian Holmes Brain is the author of numerous books and curriculums, including the internationally acclaimed, The Ties That Bind, a study on identifying and breaking unhealthy connections and soul ties. Brian has numerous certifications, and even spent a great Read More >

6 Critical Steps to Securing Sponsorship, Followership, or Even Mentorship

Around this time last year, I decided to learn how to swim, and raise $500 for the Swim Across America Laboratory here in Baltimore. With a mean doggy paddle, fear of asking for money, and just fifteen weeks to make it happen, I was overwhelmed and quickly tired of inhaling chlorinated water. Rather than go into the full details of Read More >

Get Noticed: How to get the higher ups to acknowledge you as a leader

Another great question from you, my listeners – Thank you! Your Question: How do I get the “higher ups” to acknowledge I’m the leader of the team? How do I get my teammates to acknowledge that I’m the leader of the team? Tweet: “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are Read More >

Top leadership trait to stretching beyond limits

A very special “Thank You” all of your for asking such awesome questions! You can submit yours here. Your question, answered: What is the one trait that leaders must have that challenges us to stretch beyond our own limits to do our very best? Most of us unknowingly surround ourselves with people just like us. Even those who think they Read More >

Are You a Grit or an Oat?

Looking up at his battered face, I longed to understand his experience of the world. I tried to imagine how the twelve-year old he once was ended up in prison? How had he even survived a gunshot to the head? How had he made it past eighteen, much less to thirty-four? Nearly a year ago, Daniel found his way to Read More >