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By Eric Boles As a leader, its easy to get drained and lose steam as you lead your team. Clients and a full schedule can leave me burned out after a while.  As I find myself being emptied of energy and passion, I have less and...

Are you a victim of change or a Game Changer? Here is what a victim does: blame someone else for “doing this to you?” declare there is “nothing I can do about it.” resign using my least favorite phrase, “it is what it is.” (Why does...

Written by Diane Vaccaro There are times when I think, “Can I get better at my job?” The heart behind this question is one that desires to do a better job, gain more expertise, make a greater impact. I don’t doubt the validity of my heart....

    By Eric Boles One of my daughters had an opportunity a while back to learn an improve on the volleyball court. In the world of sports, those opportunities seem to come up frequently. A little tweak on form, an adjustment on attitude or approach can make...

WRITTEN BY DIANE VACCARO I recently read Dr. Henry Cloud’s “Boundaries for Leaders.” In the book, Dr. Cloud establishes the principle that leaders are “ridiculously in charge” of the culture that exists in their teams, departments and organizations. It seems obvious, but I think most leaders, myself...

WRITTEN BY DIANE VACCARO Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Personally, I prefer “goals” over “resolutions.” Websters defines resolve as “to make a definite and serious decision to do something” and defines resolutions as “the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem,...

WRITTEN BY DIANE VACCARO I had the opportunity a couple of months ago to step out on my own and do a presentation. I always present with Eric, but this was something that came out of a conference I attended locally…a chance to talk to a...

Being bold isn't reserved for those who are commanding in presence, extra talented, perfect decisions, and smarts. It isn’t for those at the top. Bold leadership is about going down new roads before figuring out the “how.” Bold leadership is about seeing failures as learning and...

So it’s pretty much Fall. School now rules the calendar and the clock. A new wake up time. A new bedtime (or lack there of if you have older students with piles and piles of homework). Back-To-School nights. Sport information nights. Clubs. Dances. PTA/PTO/VPO (if...

Recognizable numbers. Let’s see how you do… 24/7 20/20 365 3.14…. and just for fun… 8675309 (let’s just put a decade to my teenage years) How about 80/20? These numbers are ones that can change your productivity and effectiveness. They also make sure that you aren’t working 24/7 for 365 and losing...