The Juice

There are certain times in our lives when more is required. Usually, these times are also periods of great growth and opportunity. The catch is they show up dressed as hard work. And as such, we don’t recognize them sometimes. Perhaps it’s understandable. During these periods, the volume gets turned up. We start getting more… Continue reading The Juice

Are You Working on the Things that Matter to You? Or Are You Just Spending Your Time Trying to Prove to the World You Already Do?

Writing down our biggest and most audacious goals is fun, but kind of bullshit. Don’t get me wrong, goals are an essential element of worthwhile accomplishments. I see a lot of stuff these days about writing our goals down, committing to them. But I don’t see a lot of stuff about executing on those goals;… Continue reading Are You Working on the Things that Matter to You? Or Are You Just Spending Your Time Trying to Prove to the World You Already Do?

Sleepy Smiles, a Lack of Inspiration, and the Deafening Crickets of the Internet’s Indifference

It’s one of those days when the writing part of the day should be easy. After all, it was a full day of work. I write all the time about how my new role in sales leadership is a constant lesson in humility. There were certainly moments from today that could have served as perfect… Continue reading Sleepy Smiles, a Lack of Inspiration, and the Deafening Crickets of the Internet’s Indifference

Lessons in Life and the Law of the Jungle from the Trampoline Park

If they had indoor trampoline parks when I was a kid, I’m pretty I’d be a ninja. Like a no-shit ninja. Coulda, shoulda, woulda I guess. A little while ago, one of my oldest son’s friends had a birthday at an indoor trampoline park. It was awesome. Watching the complete chaos made me think it… Continue reading Lessons in Life and the Law of the Jungle from the Trampoline Park

Asking This Question to My Interviewer Changed My Idea of What Leadership Should Be

When I interviewed with my company over 5 years ago now, one of my questions to the hiring manager was, “What was your best day here?” I knew they were the right leader to work for when they replied that a specific success of someone on their team was their best day. They went on… Continue reading Asking This Question to My Interviewer Changed My Idea of What Leadership Should Be

Don’t Forfeit Hard-Earned Progress Just Because It’s Saturday

When you decide what you want from your life, your time and energy become priceless commodities. You start to align your actions with your goals. You start becoming one of those people that “puts in the work” or “gets shit done”. Progress, formerly an elusive figure, becomes a constant companion. The days become longer, but… Continue reading Don’t Forfeit Hard-Earned Progress Just Because It’s Saturday