Confident. Effective. BOLD.

Happy Spring! After a long winter, it’s time to celebrate the season of rebirth, growth and renewal. This is a perfect time to check in with yourself and your business to be sure that you are the CONFIDENT, EFFECTIVE, BALANCED, and BOLD leader you need to be to achieve your goals. Horses never willingly follow…

My Latest Epiphany

This weekend I had an epiphany while walking in nature. The wind was brisk. Leaves fluttered to the ground around me creating a carpet of browns, reds and yellows. I paused for a moment, revelling in the smell of damp leaves, the breeze cool on my face. Gazing up at the naked branches I realized…

Know Your Value Proposition and Watch Your Income Soar!

Know Your Value Proposition and Watch Your Income Soar!

(Originally Published in the Piedmont Business Journal, July 2012) Everyone in business, including for-profit and not-for-profit entities, needs to understand the concept of a “value proposition.” In simple terms, a value proposition is a statement that convinces someone that you are the one to call, the place to go, the must-have product, or the “go-to” resource.…

Keep that Job! Hone Your Emotional Intelligence

In today’s job market, everyone needs an edge. Workers are expected to do more with fewer resources and in some cases, for less pay. Self-motivated workers with strengths in teamwork, adaptability, empathy, and the ability to effectively manage their emotions are shown to tremendously outpace their peers. These qualities, among others, are key components of…