3 Ways For Mentoring Employees More Effectively

3 Ways For Mentoring Employees More Effectively

Effective mentors help their employees find new ways to use their skills and talents. They give them the confidence to do more. But mentoring employees takes time, and it’s often hard to know where to start. With the daily distractions businesses face, mentoring often...
Freedom, Courage and The Wall

Freedom, Courage and The Wall

“Those who won our independence . . . valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.” – Lois D. Brandeis What do you think of the 4th of July?  I’m a history nerd...
Change is Like a Hurricane

Change is Like a Hurricane

I’m a bit of a storm junky.  I loved watching the storms roll in on the farm where I grew up. When rainstorms approached, there would be this eerie calm where not a breath seemed to exist.  The air felt heavy and dense, almost electric. There’d be a cold rush of wind...
When Was the Last Time You Felt “Whelmed??”

When Was the Last Time You Felt “Whelmed??”

Does your life often feel like a balancing act? You like routine but hate being bored.  You seek adventure but value safety.  You want to chase your passions but fear moving too far outside your comfort zone.  It can be tricky to find the sweet spot in between. In her...