How To Manage Work-Life Balance Like A Boss

How To Manage Work-Life Balance Like A Boss

The Mindset Shift One of the top questions I get asked is, “How do you manage work-life balance?”  It comes up in 1:1s, when I’m speaking, coaching sessions, and in everyday conversations.  There’s good reason, this is a big challenge for those of us in technology.  Tech companies are known for their demanding cultures, a [...]

The Single Greatest Thing You Can Do To Increase Levels Of Achievement

The Single Greatest Thing You Can Do To Increase Levels Of Achievement

Two kids take a math test.  Both get a “C.”  One kid looks at his grade and thinks, “I’m just not good at math.  I don’t know why I bother studying.” The other looks at her grade and thinks, “I should have studied more.  Next time I’ll study harder and do better.”  Both have the [...]

5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Career Without Being in The Office

5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Career Without Being in The Office

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since many of us began working from home full-time.  Over the last 12 months we’ve seen a rapid change in how and where we work.  We’ve moved from offices to working on kitchen tables.  To setting up sit-stand desks, webcams, microphones, and backgrounds for video calls.  Some [...]

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things DoneBy: Larry Bossidy & Ram Charan Execution is the main reason companies fall short of their promises, and the gap between what a company's leaders want to achieve and the ability of their organizations to deliver it. Strategies fail most often because they aren't executed well. Leaders play a [...]

Jeff Bezos On The Roots To Amazon’s Success

Jeff Bezos On The Roots To Amazon’s Success

Jeff Bezos rocked the world when he announced that he was stepping down as CEO of Amazon.  Jeff founded the company in 1994 as a small online bookstore.  In 27 years he turned Amazon into an unrivaled tech powerhouse selling over 350 million products and growing it to a trillion-dollar business. In Bezos’ email announcing [...]

The Secret to Setting Goals For Massive Success

The Secret to Setting Goals For Massive Success

I’m not a fan of New Year’s resolutions.  They’re all hype and the vast majority fizzle out by February.  In fact, less than 10% of people achieve their goals.  They lose focus, they become overwhelmed, they find excuses, and so many other reasons.  But what the new year does bring, is it allows us to [...]

7 Ways to Practice Gratitude to Quickly Improve Your Mood and Life

7 Ways to Practice Gratitude to Quickly Improve Your Mood and Life

Why is it that a person who can seemingly have everything be miserable, while another who has very little be happy?  We all know someone who has all that it would take to be happy and yet are not.  The friend who has so much, but constantly complains.  The manager who is never satisfied no [...]

Keep It Simple

Keep It Simple

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”— Leonardo da Vinci Simple is harder than it looks.  It takes time.  It takes thought.  It takes removing precious work you have invested hours in.  It means creating with the goal of simplicity from the start, boiling things down to the essentials, and endless revision.  Simple is essential for success.  [...]