Do You Know What is Expected of You At Work?

Do I know what is expected of me at work? Everyone’s initial reaction is – of course I know what is expected of me at work, I do it every day.  It does seem like a pretty simple and straightforward question but is it? What was I hired to…

Strengths and Self-Actualization

After studying Sigmund Freud, Abraham Maslow developed a different type of psychology—a “healthy” psychology, as he deemed it. In fact he was the first to use the term "Positive Psychology". Positive Psychology is part of the roots of…

Using Your Strengths to Live Richer

Monetize Your Strengths—This phase is often one of the most exciting, especially for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and executive teams looking to use their strengths in the workplace. Living richer means turning your strengths into…

When Management is Broken

I was recently talking with a friend of mine about engagement in the workplace.  She shared with me that in all her years of working she was more disengaged than she has ever been. She is not alone.  According to the Gallup State of the American…

Growing Stronger Using Your Strengths

Discovering your strengths is a process. Donald Clifton taught that the strengths’ theory is based on the premise that every person can do one thing better than any other 10,000 people. And this process allows you to access and use your many…

How Much Financial Control Do You Have?

Have you ever searched for books about financial matters on Amazon? Or gone into a bookstore and browsed the financial section?  It is mind-boggling how many books have been written on the subject.  An internet search leads to countless other…

To Engage or Not to Engage

Employee Engagement – it is one of the buzziest buzzwords used in business.  We seem to hear about employee engagement constantly but what does that mean and why do we care?According to Gallup, an engaged employee is one who is involved…

Strengthen Your Mindset

Discovering your strengths is much like climbing aboard a dog sled. Knowing your strengths is one thing; putting them to work is another. Mounting your sled and harnessing the dogs—identifying your strengths—is the first step to achieving…

Plan Your 2016 Dream Trip

In today’s video, I want to take the dream vacation and show you a four step process to help you make your own dream trip this coming 2016.Have you ever taken a dream vacation?In 2014, my wife and I took one of those dream vacations,…