Have you ever noticed what happens as soon as the clock hits midnight on Christmas Day? Everyone stops talking about the magic of the holidays and gets right into stressing about the new year.
Instead of pressuring yourself to set resolutions, set rituals. The ritual I’m proposing helps you focus on your positive intentions and the purpose of those intentions. Unlike a resolution, which is full of rigidity and obligation, the result of this ritual leads to informed actions. The questions to ask yourself are:
By "start doing" I mean — what goals do you have in mind for 2023? How do you need to reach those goals? What things have you put off doing because they seem hard or scary? What bucket list items do you want to check off? What do you feel the need to start?
By "stop doing" I mean — what things,...
What do you think of when you hear the word hire? Do you think of job postings on LinkedIn? Or someone turning in their two-week notice? Maybe you think of growing a team and thriving business.
Hiring is a rather reactive part of business for many leaders. In this blog, I am going to explain why it’s important to always be hiring and take a proactive approach to team growth.
“Always be hiring” doesn’t mean interviewing candidates year-round, but rather it involves a shift in mindset. It means thinking of yourself and your entire team as both a recruiter and an ambassador for your business, even when you are outside of your office. It also means assessing your current team, actively networking, and thinking about your sourcing needs long before an employee is moving onto a new opportunity.
Here is what I mean by the “always hiring” mindset.
Know what your team is missing
It’s natural to turn your attention...
In a chaotic, noisy world, stillness and pause can be transformative.
Many of us go about our day without taking a single break or moment to pause. We wear the title “busy” as a badge of honor and run ourselves into the ground as we search for our “next thing.”
This lifestyle, however, is not sustainable. I learned that the hard way. I was constantly sprinting to the “next thing” until I hit a brick wall. That brick wall was the first time that I got knocked on my tail- it forced me to stop. It forced me to pause.
Until the brick wall, I truly believed power only came from doing. But once I was forced to pause, I discovered power came from pause.
Let me elaborate.
When we think of our lives it can easily become a question of “what do I need to do next?” It is normal to get caught up in a routine or to really want to push through a project or activity. However, in order to make the most of an...