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I received an amazing gift after last week's blog. I shared that following our Straight Talk For Leaders event, I pretty much skipped the celebrating and went straight into analyzing what to change. Later that day I received a gift from one of our readers,...

Last week High5 rolled out a new workshop called Straight Talk for Leaders. It’s actually going to be a series of workshops, and this one was about getting your business and personal lives in alignment. The team has been planning it for the last few...

It’s great to have strong beliefs and convictions. It’s even better to be open to changing those beliefs. Being a great leader doesn’t mean that we never waiver from our convictions. Being a great leader means we are willing to question those convictions and be...

Last week I had an awareness that I wanted to share today. On Wednesday, after dinner, me and my daughter went to a local ice cream shop in our neighborhood to pick up some dessert. As we were leaving with our ice cream, we noticed...

Are you able to step back and objectively observe yourself? Becoming aware of our behaviors, choices, language, ability to listen (or not), perceptions and programming is critical in our development as a leader. You’ve probably already seen from me one of my favorite messages - Leadership...

I read an article the other day that illuminated the difference between being interested and being committed in a way that struck me as genius. There is a big difference between the two! It’s easy to see what we are committed to simply by looking...

On one of my walks over the last few days, I listened to a fabulous podcast! It was titled Leading with Compassion. The speaker was LinkedIn’s CEO, Jeff Weiner, who, by the way, has a 100% approval rating on Glassdoor (an online job search/company review site)....

Do the Right Thing The thing that makes your Soul Smile That is what will make you a Great Leader #justgettingstarted   PS: Experience this in action with one of our classes. Feel the difference in your life. Let’s talk to see if it’s a good fit for you -  barb@high5leadership.com.  ...

As I climbed the Gringo Killer, my breathing was labored due to the incline even though the elevation here wasn’t nearly as high as it was the day before. I was grateful for my poles because they offered another point of stability for my tired...

What do Ed Sheeran, The CrossFit Games and you have in common? Let's find out together. A few weeks ago my friend, Abby, came to visit, and she is a huge CrossFitter. While she was here, the CrossFit Games were on television. This is an event...