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Mentoring – Grow by Giving Back

By | 2018-05-03T17:39:54+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Leadership, Making a Difference, Mentoring|

Mentoring others is a great opportunity give back...and to grow.  My role as a Venture Mentor for Arizona State University has given me the opportunity to work with founders across several industries. While my primary focus is on helping them, I always come away from these engagements with something that helps me continue to grow. [...]

Engage Heart & Mind

By | 2017-01-18T15:31:26+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Engagement, Leadership, Making a Difference|

Engaging both heart and mind is not always easy...but it is always worth the effort. With all eyes on the bottom line, many leaders simply don't see the value of truly engaging team members. For organizations like these, clear goals and strong accountability are the keys to success.  While I'm a big fan of clear [...]

Are You … Selfish Enough?

By | 2017-01-18T15:29:24+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Life, Making a Difference|

Yes, I really am asking if you are selfish enough?  And, no - I am definitely not a fan of truly selfish people. This as an outreach to those selfless individuals among us who are often so busy taking care of others that they rarely make time for themselves.  Of course, truly selfless individuals will [...]

Will You Help me Change Lives?

By | 2017-01-18T15:23:42+00:00 June 28th, 2015|Making a Difference, World|

My heart hurts when I think of the more than 20 million orphans in Southern Africa.  For many, it's hard to even conceive that every 15 seconds another African child is orphaned due to AIDS.  It’s likely even harder for most people to imagine what life is like for these children.  I hope you [...]

Be Intentional

By | 2017-01-18T15:21:23+00:00 June 17th, 2015|Leadership, Life, Making a Difference|

Living and leading with intention is not always an easy thing. Think about it.  We spend most of our time responding to what is happening around us. We reply to emails, we return calls, we “like” something on Facebook, we react to something someone says or does.  And, most often, our response is not grounded [...]