August 18, 2019
June 19, 2018
For many years countless people have written about hustling as hard you can and push for everything you want. Don’t let up. Get it all. Get everything you want. Make sacrifices. You have to give up things you love in order to get what you really want. Reading that stuff makes you feel energized for a season. It makes you feel like you can climb mountains and maybe even move mountains. It makes you feel like there is no obstacle you can’t overcome and no goal you can’t achieve. And that all sounds and feels great...until it doesn’t.
May 2, 2018
One of the realities of leadership is that we don’t always know the answer to the problem that needs to be solved, or we don’t have complete clarity on how to move forward. While these moments of uncertainty can be frustrating, it gives us an opportunity to sit with a problem or a situation and focus on what we DO know...
October 27, 2017
Ego is the single biggest thing that I have seen derail careers in the restaurant industry. This is a dangerous and slippery slope folks. We need self-regard of course, but we don’t need inflated egos.
October 5, 2017
When we talk about succession planning, growth, scalability, and building culture, the high touch approach to leadership development is the silver bullet.
August 12, 2017
I'm a leader today because someone told me I could be, and that has become a hugely powerful narrative in my life. So as I work with leaders in my new role I want to challenge them to help others change their story arc and write a new narrative.
July 25, 2017
What if we didn't believe the story that others told us about what we have to do to be successful? What if we believed the story we told ourselves?
July 2, 2017
The tendency that all leaders have when taking on new responsibility and a new team is to establish their leadership presence immediately. Here are 5 things all leaders can do to make the most of a new leadership opportunity with a new team.
June 10, 2017
No matter what point in your career you're at, take the long view and craft your style, do the work that no one else wants to do, or maybe work that you don't even need to being doing.
May 9, 2017
One of the reasons I am convinced I am here at this point and time is to tell people, yes you are. You are all of those things. You matter. You contribute. You are a leader.