Mentoring

Conquering Self-Doubt

There are times when I lack confidence. Does that surprise you? The truth is, no matter how self-composed someone may look, there are places in their life where they too …

Strive to Be Abnormal

So many of us waste time worrying about fitting in or fretting about being “normal” because of what other people might think.    I want to encourage you to be …

Be Your Own Champion

3 Tips to Be Your Own Champion

It isn’t easy to be your own champion, even when you are good at championing others. In life, your biggest competitor is yourself. You are competing for victory over fear, …

Stop Procrastinating Today

Tips to Stop Procrastinating Today

How would your life change if you could stop procrastinating today? Typically, I am working with my team on new blogs on the day I want them published. Would it …

Coaching and Mentoring

What’s the Difference Between Coaching and Mentoring?

You’ve probably heard the wise adage that no man or woman is an island? It’s undoubtedly true for entrepreneurs. Even the most talented and successful among us benefits from the help, wisdom and guidance of others.

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The Importance of Leadership Development

Leadership is the cornerstone for strong management within an organization, serving to maximize efficiency and effectiveness, and to achieve organizational results. Every company needs strong leadership but, as Forbes points …

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The Power of Mentorship

Success isn’t developed in a bubble. Oprah Winfrey credited Maya Angelou for helping her develop as a TV personality and a human being. “She was there for me always, guiding me through some of the most important years of my life. The world knows her as a poet but at the heart of her, she was a teacher,” Winfrey wrote in a touching Instagram post after the famed poet’s passing in 2014. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sought advice from Apple’s then-CEO Steve Jobs during Facebook’s early stages, and late CBS anchor Walter Cronkite publicly thanked a high school journalism teacher for inspiring his path.

Leaders Inspire

How Great Leaders Inspire

Vince Lombardi famously said that “Leaders are made, they are not born.” Considered by many to be the greatest coach in NFL history, the Pro Football Hall of Famer believed that with hard work and dedication anyone can become a leader.

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New Financial Literacy Scholarships for Teens

Remember when mom taught you to balance a checkbook? Unfortunately, not every child learns how to manage their personal finances at home. Or even at school. One recent study of young adults by The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development showed that more than 60% of American teens don’t know how to complete basic financial tasks such as budgeting and balancing accounts. Yet many of them – as much as 1 in 3 – already use credit cards. In instances where lessons are being taught, the information does not always reflect the changes in how people use money (like paying with phones or apps).

how to get motivated

Motivational Magic: How to Start Realizing Your Ambitions

Many of the entrepreneurs I mentor, often ask me what is the key to entrepreneurial success. Without a doubt, passion, the willingness to work hard, a smart business strategy and the right associations are all pivotal to thrive. But even if you have all these things, you can still fail if you simply aren’t motivated to start or persevere when you finally do.