Dec 2020 Book – The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More… by Michael Bungay Stanier

The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More… by Michael Bungay Stanier ” Learn how to become a better leader with a innovative approach to make leading a regular, informal part of your day and unlock people’s potential. Michael Bungay Stanier breaks down seven coaching questions and shows how to develop coaching methods that produce great

Business Is A Lot Like A Puzzle

Big Announcement – I am teaming up with the Women’s Business Center of Central Minnesota to coach business owners affected by COVID-19 “The test of courage comes when we are in the minority” Ralph W. Sackman Being a small business owner is not something most people do.  It can feel a little lonely from time

Do You Know How to Level-Up?

This past week I have been talking with three very different business owners and they are all in the process of leveling up in their businesses. The best analogy I have for leveling up comes from playing video games and I was not a good video game player.  I did have a lot of friends

Sept 2020 Book – The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni

The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni “In his classic book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni laid out a groundbreaking approach for tackling the perilous group behaviors that destroy teamwork. Here he turns his focus to the individual, revealing the three indispensable virtues of an ideal team player. In The Ideal Team

Aug 2020 Book – The Matriarch: Barbara Bush by Susan Page

The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty by Susan Page “THE MATRIARCH tells the riveting tale of a woman who helped define two American presidencies and an entire political era. Written by USA TODAY’s Washington Bureau chief Susan Page, this biography is informed by more than one hundred interviews with Bush

How do I respond to an RFP?

Hello fellow business owners, entrepreneurs, and friends.  How are you doing?  I have been thinking about the people in my life a lot this past month. 

July 2020 Book – WHEN by Daniel H. Pink

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink “We follow author, Daniel Pink, as he dives into a plethora of research from biology, economics, and psychology to reveal how we can best work, live, and succeed. Daniel cuts through the data and research and creates a readable narrative to answer tough questions