Foster Growth

Foster Growth

I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough, but spring’s coming.  I believe that there’s a growing season. And I think you realize that in life, you grow. You get better. — Steve Southerland You may have heard the...
Leadership Behavior

Leadership Behavior

Houston Texas – 5/2/2017 “Make a list of what is really important to you. Embody it.” -John Kabat-Zin Often when I’m standing in front of a group of leaders, I lead them through an exercise called “I Like Leaders Who”. They divide a sheet of paper into two...
Lead with Courage

Lead with Courage

Houston Texas – 2/21/2017 “What you permit, you promote. What you allow, you encourage. What you condone, you own. What you tolerate, you deserve.” -Michelle Malkin A company’s core values are useless if leadership lacks the courage and support to enforce...
Clear Vision

Clear Vision

Houston Texas –2/3/2017 The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.  -Helen Keller  A dear friend of mine went from a large white collar corporate job to a micro family-run blue collar business a few years ago. She was used to the corporate...
Reaching Maximum Potential

Reaching Maximum Potential

Houston Texas – 12/12/2016 You can go as far as your mind lets you.  What you believe, remember, you can achieve.  -Mary Kay Ash Have you ever set a goal that seemed impossible? At first, it seems futile to even try.  As leaders, one of our most important roles in our...