It happened again this morning. I took a deep sip of my early wake up brew and let its warmth spread slowly throughout my body. This routine helps me calm before I filter through my first email storm. (I try to focus email attention mostly at the beginning and end of my workday to prevent […]

Business Coaching, Writing

The Importance of Writing Professional Emails (and Other Communication)

Just the other day, as I watched two polar opposite personalities clash over differing opinions (one was focused on how an internal process would impact people, while the other was focused on how the process would improve efficiency), a fresh wave of appreciation washed over me. It only took a few minutes for me to […]

Personality Tests

The P4 Personality Perspective: The People Impact Affecting Your Personality Personality + Profit

“We all influence someone, the question is, are we influencing well?”  A soft breeze rustled the bluebird wind chime hanging from my office porch. I listened to its tinkling melody and contemplated the definition of one of my favorite words—exceptional.   I use it as a filter for pretty much everything I do. Now, do not […]

Leadership, Personality Tests

What Is Exceptional Leadership and Why Does it Matter?