Rethinking What It Means To Provide For Your Family

Rethinking What It Means To Provide For Your Family

Not long ago, I was speaking with one of my coaching clients who was sharing his struggle with workaholism. The issue got to a point where his wife and kids sat him down to tell him it was out of control and things needed to change because his work had become his top...
What We Get Wrong About Work-Life Balance

What We Get Wrong About Work-Life Balance

A recent Microsoft study that was highlighted in Bloomberg gave a startling look at what is happening in the global workforce today. The two most eye-popping statistics for me were 54% of the workers that said they are overworked and 39% said they are exhausted. This...
What Can Happen When Failure Is Not An Option

What Can Happen When Failure Is Not An Option

Not long ago I came across a social media post from a “leadership guru” that had posted a meme stating “Failure is Not an Option!”  He went on to comment that if you are going to get what you want, then you should not accept failure; that you should always push...
Why You Should Ignore Most Of Your Critics

Why You Should Ignore Most Of Your Critics

Not long ago I received an unexpected text from a family member asking me if I had time to talk. I let her know I had some openings the next day and I would be glad to talk then. Given I had not spoken to her in almost a year and she was unwilling to give me a clue as...