5 Traits That Differentiate Iowa Entrepreneurs

  I’ve traveled around the country, and regardless of your definition of success, or the level of success you’ve achieved there are 5 distinct characteristics that differentiate Iowa’s people f...


Principles of Powerful Relationships

“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” Emotional Abuse … Frustration because your needs are not met…...


Fail Forward: Are You Up For the Challenge?

To whom much is given much is required.  Let’s just be clear the process of personal growth is NOT easy.  What I’ve learned throughout my time as an executive coach is that a lot of leaders and ...


The Value of Knowing What You’re Worth

“Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. ” When you look good, you feel good; when you feel good you live better. Th...


Easy Ways to Work Smarter Not Harder During A Start-Up

Let’s look at what it means. Working smarter means getting results with the least amount of time, energy, and resources; and while it doesn’t necessarily mean that you don’t have to work hard it...


My Perspective on the “F” Word

I know what you are thinking and while we’re uncomfortable talking the subject I believe it needs to be addressed with today’s leaders, teams, and organizations so I wanted to give you my perspect...


10 Leadership Styles That Build Better Teams

Leadership doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all definition. There are many different leadership styles in management and each plays an important role when it comes to building productive work teams....


7 Strategies to Improve Happiness & Overcome Procrastination

We often search for happiness, yet we stay stuck in our same routine wishing, hoping, and dreaming for success, change, and happiness.  I wanted to share seven proven strategies guaranteed to dramati...


7 Ways to Maximize Employee Potential & Boost Performance

Let me set the scene: you’re sitting at your desk waiting for your phone to ring, hoping for the next client to walk in, and pacing your office wondering how you’re going to pay your employees.  ...


5 Principles for Being Authentic & Successful

Success comes from knowing yourself, being yourself, and doing things for yourself this comes from a place of authenticity.  Authenticity is genuine truthfulness of not only saying you’re going to ...