Leadership Lessons from Squirrel Management

During my years in leadership, I’ve learned that most leaders spend a disproportionate amount of resources dealing with squirrels (problem employees) instead of birds (superstars). How about you?

How to Become a Legacy

You can leave a legacy even if your name is never spoken aloud, you never win an award, and fans never scream your name. Tracy Bradford is that kind of legacy.

3 Ways You Know Your Boss Stinks

Many people complain that they work for the world’s worst boss, but how do you know if your boss really deserves that title?

A Resolve Worth Keeping

You achieve your happiest and highest performing version of yourself the moment you step into your strengths and act upon your purpose.

Love & Marriage…and Work!

It’s easy to fall in love with a person or job that’s perfect, which, like unicorns, don’t exist. So maybe you should just focus on being your best. Period.

“Best Product Review Ever!”

I don’t want to dwell on the fact that I apparently have a SUCKER label slapped across my forehead. Instead, let me just share the review I posted on Amazon moments after I used my Pocket Hose for the first and only time:

Lessons on Excellence from NASCAR

What did I learn from my visit to a NASCAR race? Value the people who stick with you. Invest in your passion above all else. Track the progress you make. And practice the character trait of perseverance, because the winner’s circle isn’t available to those who quit.

Making a Silk Purse From a Sow’s Ear

Jonathon Swift said, “You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear,” Swift’s way of saying “You can’t get something of value (like a silk purse) out of something worthless (like a sow’s ear).”
But it turns out, Swift’s statement is false.