Your Professional Life

I Want to Quit My Job!

Only 13 percent of employees are truly engaged at work. These results, published in a 2013 Gallup survey of employees in 142 countries, are disheartening. Millions of people are disengaged from their jobs. We spend much of our time during the best years of our lives working. When work is unfulfilling, the effects can seep…

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Meditation at Work to Improve Productivity

Did you know that the most likely day and time for someone to experience a heart attack is nine a.m. on a Monday morning? That’s right – the beginning of the work week. Stress is a major contributor to job burnout. It affects our ability to focus, damages relationships, decreases our health and makes us…

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Strategies for Productivity

Excuses… we all make them. Topping the list is “I don’t have enough time.” I certainly know the reality of this excuse in my life. Trying to be a good husband, father, and businessman often overwhelms me resulting in a loss of productivity and ineffectiveness in all areas of my life. Excuses are damaging because…

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5 Mindsets for Better Public Speaking

I remember the first time I was asked to speak to a large audience of about a thousand people. I was very nervous because, prior to that experience, I had only spoken to small groups of 15 to 20 at a time. I had done some theater acting in college, so I was no stranger…

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7 Essential Mindsets for Entrepreneurial Success

Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? Or maybe you already have your own business, and you’re interested in getting to the next level of success? Well, what I’m going to share with you is a blueprint for what makes the great entrepreneurs great. So, are entrepreneurs…

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7 Keys To Effective Communication in The Workplace

As an executive at a growing software company, one of the toughest challenges I face is ensuring that members of our team are communicating well–both with each other and with our customers. Breakdowns can occur throughout an organization and, when not addressed properly, may result in mistakes, hurt feelings and occasionally even major conflicts that…

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