Lessons from Coach Elliot Uzelac that Every Leader Should Learn

The Benton Harbor (MI) Tigers made headlines across the country during this past football season. They were featured in Sports Illustrated, ESPN, and Good Morning America for their historic run at the state playoffs. I first heard about this story from my sister, Louise Wrege. She is a reporter who covers news in the St. […]

Are You Investing in Yourself?

The easy part about goals is setting them, right? All you have to do is say, “I want to do this” or “I want to be that.” But what happens next? Do you break out of the starting gate at top speed toward your goals, only to get burnt out? Or does the myriad of […]

What Zig Ziglar Has Taught Us About Career Management

I was saddened to hear of the passing of motivational speaker Zig Ziglar yesterday. Here are just a few of his quotes that get you thinking about how you approach the management of your career: About attitude “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” This is common sense that a […]

5 Steps for Readjusting Goals to Fit Reality

The holidays are nearly over, and we are facing the end of 2011. Are you where you want to be professionally? That question may be a source of shame and frustration for some. You may have set goals, and subsequently, resolutions at the beginning of the year to achieve said goals. But things got in […]

Procrastination | The “Splinter” that Holds Us Back

“Splinters: Tiny things commanding way too much attention ~ …Pull them out and be done with it!” ~Mark Oakes We all get splinters from time to time. And they’re nasty little buggers, aren’t they? Burrowing in under the skin — too small to simply pluck out with our fingers, yet big enough to cause a […]

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