The power of body language

The power of body language

A strong confident person can rule the room with knowledge, personal style, attitude and great posture.-Cindy Ann Peterson I think that we sometimes underappreciate the power of body language. It can tell a much more truthful story than our words at times. I’ve...
5 ways to encourage people at work

5 ways to encourage people at work

No one has ever said, “Please stop encouraging me in my job.” It’s always a great idea to encourage other’s in the workplace no matter what your level is in an organization. The ability to encourage others will serve you well throughout your...
Gain a true sense of your identity

Gain a true sense of your identity

One of the common issues I see leaders face is that they identify too strongly with one aspect of their lives and ignore the other parts. It can be easy to fall into this trap because it typically starts out innocently enough as you pursue something...
What is your word worth?

What is your word worth?

The value of your word is much like the stock market. Its value fluctuates on a continual basis. Any company out there would love the ability to be fully in control of their rating on the market. There are many outside factors that go into the evaluation of...
How to turn around a bad reputation

How to turn around a bad reputation

There are few things in life that are permanent. You can even have your old tattoo of Hello Kitty that you now hate removed. People sometimes believe that you can’t shake a bad reputation. Instead of trying to climb out of the situation, they instead...
How to be a great mentor

How to be a great mentor

It can feel great when someone asks you to be their mentor.  It means that they highly value your input and want to model at least part of their life after you. Mentoring can often be a bit intimidating at first.  What can I truly offer...
How to find a great mentor

How to find a great mentor

I owe a lot of my success in life to my mentors and advisors who have helped me along my life journey. Their guidance kept me on the right path when things got confusing, helped me make the right decisions during difficult times and supported and...