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They Quit! Now What?

They quit! Two members of my planning committee just quit! In the same week! And both responsible for the same tasks. There was now a gaping hole on my team.…

The One Thing You Need to Know

What a whirlwind! The Millennial Train Project (MTP) rolled into town last week, and we had an amazing time.The MTP is a non-profit organization that leads crowd-funded transcontinental train journeys…

To Plan or Not to Plan

Not everyone is a natural born “planner” so get 6 practical steps you can take to make better plans.

The Top 5 Leadership Myths

Leadership is in my blood! I was only fourteen when I developed my first leadership training program, and despite my early start it was a long time before I was…

Leadership Myths and Realities

It was exactly one year ago when my friend and mentor Carl Meadows dropped some awesome leadership wisdom bombs on us in a guest blog post. And one thing he…

Got Goals?

I did it! I’ve achieved my goals for 2016. Every year I set a few personal and professional goals, not resolutions. To me resolutions are things you want to stop…

Lead Difference Differently

The last couple of months have been particularly difficult for me! Actually, the last couple of years have been tough, ever since the death of Trayvon Martin. As a leader,…

A Game of Thrones Lens on Leadership Styles: Jon Snow

[No GoT spoilers!] This is the third and final installment of the Game of Thrones Lens on Leadership Styles, a look at Jon Snow and Transformational leadership. And while I…

A Game of Thrones Lens on Leadership Styles

Unless you live under a rock, or don’t watch TV, you are fully aware that the Game of Thrones (GoT) Season 5 is underway and it is getting juicy. I…

The Gravity of Leadership

If you’ve been online or watched television in the last 48 hours, then you have heard about Dan Price, the CEO and Founder of Gravity, a payment processing firm in…

What Do You Want to Know?

Thanks for stopping by the refreshed website! The response has been amazing and I’ve been getting more and more  questions from Millennial professionals and entrepreneurs about being an effective leader,…

Are All Gen-Y Cut from the Same Cloth?

Guest Blog Post by Oana Amaria As an intercultural learning and development consultant at Language & Culture Worldwide (LCW), I work with global leaders to offer cross-cultural training solutions that…

Get Your Global Living Bundle

Did you miss it? Just a couple of short weeks ago, I was one of 16 guest speakers in the Living Your Ideal Global Life Summit 2015! It was my…

What It’s Really Like to Have a Global Career

Don’t you want to know?   Join me Wednesday, January 28th at the #GlobalLife2015 when I spill the beans about the good, the bad, and the ugly of having a…

Top 10 Mentoring Websites for Millennials

#1: LinkedIn (yup, I said LinkedIn) www.linkedin.com I cringe whenever I hear a twenty-something struggling with their career tell me they don’t know how to use LinkedIn! Why? Because LinkedIn…

It’s the Journey, Not the Destination

More and more I am reinforcing with young leaders that “leadership is a journey, not a destination”, because no matter how much you learn and how long you do it,…

What Leaders Need to Know about Gratitude

Gratitude is highly UNDERrated! People truly don’t know how far a sincere thank you can get them. Leaders, it is important to thank the people who work with you and…

The 2014 Millennial Mentor Report

I believe every generation has something to offer one another! So last spring I invited all you Millennials to share your perspective on mentoring, the response was fantastic! Twenty-five of…

Would You Let a Millennial Mentor You?

That is the bold strategy I’m proposing for organizations facing the challenges of a multi-generational workforce in my paper and presentation “Let a Millennial Mentor You: The benefits of mutual…

An Interview by the UNM Mentoring Institute

It goes without saying that “mentoring” is my thing. For the last two years, I’ve been fortunate enough to have shared my ideas and expertise at the University of New…
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