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Your Kids Are Always Watching You

I probably owe this one to my mother. If I haven’t said thank you enough Mom… let me do it here, publicly. Thank you. My mom was very intentional about teaching me to respect women. I remember she talked about it often. My dad played a role here too. It wasn’t what he said- but […]

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My Super Bowl Dream Came True!

“Wow, you were at the Super Bowl!? How was it???” That has been the most common asked question of me this past week. What can I say? Amazing! Exhilarating! Fun! A dream come true?! Yes. All of those. But I want to focus on that last one: a dream come true! If you had asked me when I was 10 […]

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Young Athletes: Redefining The Win

Right after college when I started off in my career, I immediately chased after money, image, and status. I kept thinking- if I just had more… I would be happier. More money, more clothes, more trips. But you see, then I got all those things, and I wasn’t. Not really. I mean, I may have […]

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The Importance of Consistent Family Meetings

We have all been a part of new teams, groups or companies that begin fresh, full of hopes and  promises with lots of great ideas. And after many platitudes are exchanged, everyone goes their separate ways – never to speak of these ambitions again. Then towards the end of the season or the new year, […]

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Act Your Way Out of A Feeling

One of the things we talk about in our group workshops, is that we only have 168 hours in a week. Nobody gets more time, nobody gets less. We all have the same. Therefore, it is important that we are intentional with our time and our attention. Whatever it is that we give our attention […]

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How Authenticity Becomes Its Own Reward

I’ve owned a janitorial company for 11 years. I was also in the process of writing a book about aligning my core values at home with my core values at work. The working title was Cleaning Up. Funny, huh? A janitor ‘cleaning up?’ The title was a double entendre. I know I should have bought […]

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Let Your Core Values Guide You

I was driving down the Rocky Mountains with my then six-year-old son, Teddy. I noticed the guide rails along the winding roads. We had just spent fifteen minutes at the Continental Divide–an impressive view. Before that, we’d been camping along the Colorado River. We were both exhausted. As I drove our rental car down the mountain, […]

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