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“I'll have a lightly sweet Chai Tea Latte, non-fat, no foam, no water, no liquid cane sugar and extra hot, please.” Yes, I am now the person I said I would never be. I remember overhearing people’s orders years ago, and saying to myself “I will...

Last week I attended a four-day class with two of my team members. Walking into the classroom on day one, I was reminded of what our students may feel before attending one of our classes. In the interest of being super transparent, here was some...

Guest Contributor - Michelle Belsey I’m a mother of three wonderful daughters who are 21, 16 and 14 years old. While parenthood is difficult from the beginning, the last six months have brought the most challenging parenting experiences I’ve had. When kids are infants and toddlers, parenting...

Last week I got an email from a graduate of the 3-day Intensive class. It included a picture he took of a huge billboard that said BE JOY (Interestingly, he took the picture while driving as his wife was telling him he shouldn't do that)....

The words I’d said a hundred times, “I will NEVER move back to Houston” ring in my ears as I sit across the table having lunch with my boss. It’s one of those moments in life where I remember everything with vivid clarity. I had...

Okay, this isn’t really a blog about participation trophies. This is a blog about truth. Whatever controversial topic you feel passionate about, insert that topic where it says "participation trophies" and I wrote this blog just for you. However, when the idea came to me it...

If you don’t know the answer to that question, then your culture needs immediate attention. It’s Saturday evening, and you are meeting several of your friends for dinner. You do this once a month, and you always look forward to it. It’s the same group every...

It’s been more than 18 months since my last half marathon. I spent 2017 focused on hiking to get ready for the Inca Trail climb, so running took a back seat. Although I run at the gym during my workouts, it’s been a long time...

How much time did YOU spend last week working on your leadership skills? I would bet money that it wasn't much time. I'm also willing to bet you know someone who is in a “leadership” position, yet they don’t exhibit many, if any, leadership skills. Most...