Making You Matter

My goal is to help you pursue extraordinary growth in every arena of your life. I want to inspire you to present the best version of yourself to your world by authentically serving others, creating lasting value, and living each day on purpose.

Whether you work as a front-line customer service representative or you engage at any level with other people, learning to communicate with empathy, clarity and resourcefulness is important.

What’s Your Growth Plan for 2023?

What’s Your Growth Plan for 2023?

One of the core themes of my blog is personal development and as we launch into a new year, our thoughts often turn to new growth and new possibilities. Personal growth. It’s a concept we’re all familiar with (a recent Google search turned up over 2 billion results),...

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Be a “Hospitalian” this Christmas

Be a “Hospitalian” this Christmas

In his popular TED Talk, “Be a Hospitalian,” Bobby Stuckey, owner of the renowned Frasca restaurant in Boulder, Colorado, shares a humorous holiday story of trying to please one of his relatives while hosting Thanksgiving dinner: [video width="854" height="480"...

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How to Get to Tranquility by Tuesday

How to Get to Tranquility by Tuesday

As the year winds down and we think about what we want to improve in our lives in 2023, time management consistently shows up on virtually everyone's list of personal development priorities. And for good reason: Time is, as a mentor of mine puts it, "the great equal...

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Make Your Future Bigger Than Your Past

Make Your Future Bigger Than Your Past

In one of my earlier posts, I discussed the differences between what author and Stanford professor Carolyn Dweck describes as a fixed mindset versus a growth mindset. In a fixed mindset, people believe that talent and intelligence are fixed traits. They spend their...

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Join me at Mind Capture Bootcamp 2022

Join me at Mind Capture Bootcamp 2022

While attending one of his leadership events in Gaylord four years ago, Tony Rubleski’s energetic presentation style and engaging personality captured my attention and we became fast friends. We’ve kept in touch since then and when Tony asked me to be part of his...

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3 Steps to Better Breathing

3 Steps to Better Breathing

This is the conclusion of a 2-part series on how to use breathing to improve your health, energy, and life span. If you haven't read my previous post, read it here and it will give you a better understanding of the steps I share in this post. In part 1, I unpacked the...

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