Category Archives: Leadership

Don’t Be A Cookie Thief!

There’s a great little book called “The Cookie Thief” by Kirk Weisler, and his story hits a little too close to home for me. I say that jokingly, of course I am not a cookie thief… or am I? Kirk’s … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Heartbreak

There is a misconception that we sometimes have when we look at people from the outside. It is so very easy to judge and think that someone has it good or easy. I have come to learn, over time, that … Continue reading

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Running Your Own Race

My Wife Is Trying To Kill Me! NO, I’m serious, she is, look at those eyes! It all started about a year and a half ago. She got this crazy idea to get me to run a 5K with her. … Continue reading

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Leadership… It’s a TEAM Sport!

I was recently reminded of the interconnectivity and interdependence that a leader must have with their followers and with the rest of their leadership team (VP’s, managers, directors, etc…). The phrase “I got your back” quickly came to mind. The … Continue reading

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The 3 A’s of Awesome

We’ve all heard the saying, “Is the glass half empty or half full?” Perspective, it can play such a pivotal role in everything we do. Last night I had quite possibly the worst flight experience of my life as a … Continue reading

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A Safari of Self Discovery

I was fortunate enough to be invited by Stefan Swanepoel to read an advance copy of his newest book “Surviving Your Serengeti“. The book can only be aptly described as an incredible ‘Safari of Self Discovery’! So often business books … Continue reading

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My Installation as 2011 UCAR President

Today was an amazing day for me! I was installed as the 2011 President of the Utah County Association of REALTORS®. For those of you who really know me, you know I am passionate about this incredible organization and the … Continue reading

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The Marshmallow Challenge…

Last week I held a leadership retreat for my 2011 team at the Utah County Association of REALTORS®. Following introductions, I thought it would be a lot of fun to have an interesting team building exercise. I stumbled across this … Continue reading

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Finding the 18th Camel…

Please watch the first 1:45 of William Ury TEDx Midwest video before continuing, it will make the context of this blog make much more sense… or don’t… William starts his TEDtalk off with an interesting story from the Middle East. A … Continue reading

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NARdiGras Day One Recap

It was an exciting and informative day one at NARdiGras. Here’s a recap of my day, hope yours was as great as mine! Entrepreneurial Excellence Series – Leadership Notes from Archie Manning’s Playbook Archie Manning’s thoughts on leadership were both … Continue reading

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