How Mindset Impacts Behavior

Does mindset really matter? If it does, how can you tell if an organization has the right mindset?  One way to evaluate whether or not an organization is a People First organization is through its mindset. The mindset of an organization can be seen through its behavior.  We’ve all seen organizations that say they care […]

Why Meetings Matter

Have you ever sat through a meeting with no direction or space for attendee communication? It can be frustrating, right? Believe it or not, meetings don’t have to be the bane of your existence. In fact, they shouldn’t be. Meetings can make or break a workspace. So how can you make sure your meetings are […]

How Mindset Impacts Communication

Mindset can change everything. What does it look like to have the “right” mindset?  Have you ever been working alongside someone with the same goals, but a completely different mindset of getting there? Not only does mindset impact the avenues you use to reach a goal, but it also impacts your motivation while achieving that […]

What People-First IS

Does your team know that you support them, that you prioritize their needs? There was a time early in my career when I could honestly and painfully answer this question with a resounding no. Not only did I think the patient was the most important part of my job, I had believed my team to […]

What People-First IS NOT

What does it mean to put people first as a leader or business owner? People First is a method of strategically designing your practice and building your leadership skills to ensure you have an exceptional workplace.   Before I get into how to implement the People First method so you can change the trajectory of your […]

Productive Curiosity in Leadership

Oftentimes, we think leaders have it all figured out. And we would hope so…they’re the people we’re looking to! However, there is a common misconception that leaders need to be experts in all areas of their business. Many owners think they have to fix everything themselves, which is a pressure cooker mindset that can quickly […]

Wave of Resignations

There’s no doubt about it–the past 15 months have been filled with lots of uncertainty. While there is still uncertainty ahead, people are feeling a little more stable than during the pandemic and quarantine life.  Dr. Anthony C. Klotz, an Associate Professor of Management at Texas A&M University recently told Bloomberg Business week that “the […]

The Power of a Job Title

What’s in a name? It turns out, quite a lot!  For an organization to function properly, the positions within the organization have to be named. Job titles are a designation – an expression of the intention for the role. They have the power to determine how someone behaves as well as how they are treated […]

Selfie High Five

Are you celebrating enough?  Or are you like me, focusing on the mistakes and failures instead of the wins.  Not only do I focus on these mistakes, I often blow them out of proportion.  It got to the point that I wasn’t even registering big successes or wins.  When I received the galley proof of […]

Failures and Mistakes

Let’s face it: failing isn’t fun. But it’s necessary if we want to get better, be better and enjoy more success in the long term! There are few important things to know about failure. As I shared in my last blog, I use a Selfie High Five Board to post big and small wins.  This […]