Well written goals are critical to achieving the life that we desire, but it can be hard to stick to them. We often find ourselves asking how do I set goals that I can follow through on? In this video, we talk about the 3 components that every goal should have and give some great tips on how to stick to those goals. You’ll learn how well-written goals lead to

Lynaae Forbes, Dr. Thomas Kenny and Ami Bayani join us again to discuss building a modern workforce in Las Vegas. The digital age and expanding economy have presented new challenges to employers and employees. One of those challenges is how we prepare our young people with the skills they need to enter the workforce. Building a Modern Workforce Our guests share with us the most important skills that they believe

Shaytoya Stresing of K & B Communications joins us this week to tell us how she and her partner, Kevin, are helping businesses solve their tech needs. She tells us about the management skills they need to help their customers succeed. We also talk about how they use effective leadership and management skills to keep their team running smoothly. Helping Businesses Solve Their Tech Needs Shaytoya Stresing has seen it

Dana Berg of the Proctor Gallagher Institute, Shermara Walker from SW HR Consulting and Dr. Bianca Velayo of Green Valley Smiles Dentistry return for our panel discussion. We focus on building culture and energy in your business and the management skills you need to make it happen. Our guests share the most effective leadership and management skills they’ve learned from running their own businesses. Building Culture and Energy in Your

You could fill a library with all of the books about leadership styles and why each is the best. I’ve seen a lot of them come and go and they all have pros and cons. The leaders I respect most have developed their own unique style, rather than adopting someone else’s. When we try to adopt a leadership style that doesn’t fit who we are, we get that queasy feeling

Giving feedback is hard, a lot of us have an aversion to it. Partly because we have had some bad experiences getting feedback ourselves, partly because we don’t like to give other bad news and almost certainly because we want people to like us. Giving feedback doesn’t have to be unpleasant. We can take a few steps to make a conscious effort to give effective feedback. These 5 tips for

It takes a lot of preparation to make a convincing pitch, but the presentation is just as important. Last week we talked about the 10 steps it takes to do all the homework for pitching your ideas. All that work doesn’t matter unless we communicate our ideas effectively though. If you missed last week’s post, you can jump to it here also get the pitch worksheet that will guide you

In our last post, we talked about how managers can understand Millennials, as well as build strong working relationships with them. Working relationships and respect are a two-way street. This week we’ll talk about how to be a great follower and team player. This is important for everyone, no matter what generation. Whether you’re Millennial, Boomer or Gen X, these tips are going to help you be a great team player.

I used to travel a lot for work when I was in the Air Force. We called it TDY, which was short for temporary duty. At one point I was traveling 3 or 4 days each week, at least 3 weeks out of the month. In this assignment, I was Director of Operations for a squadron. I kept 60 people all moving in the same direction to accomplish our mission. It

Most of us dread going to meetings because we feel like they’re going to be a waste of our time. Today I’ve got 4 tips for you that will help you lead effective meetings that stand out above everyone else’s. When I was a young Lieutenant in the Air Force I was talking to one of the other Lieutenants. He said, “I try to keep all of my meetings to