Goal Setting: Bring It On

So many emotions! Excitement, nervousness, anxiousness, fear. These were the many emotions that were spinning through my head this past weekend the moment I was standing right outside the door frame of an airplane looking down 14,500 feet on Luling, Texas. I’ve been waiting for 15 years to check skydiving off my bucket list and Read More …

You Are Your Habits

It’s no secret that the vast majority of people give up on their New Year’s resolutions by February. There are many reasons for this, but one is because people often fail to understand what is actually required to make change. Often it is much easier than we think and we overwhelm ourselves with these resolutions. Read More …

What Makes a Gr8 Leader?

Today marks the start of a new blog series entitled What Makes a Gr8 Leader. Join us on this journey every week as guest bloggers share their thoughts on what they believe makes a Gr8 leader. Today’s guest blogger is Chris Mann.  When I think of leadership I think of many different things.  Sometimes what Read More …

Goals Are The Difference

When I was a kid, I dreamed of becoming a Sports Broadcaster. When I attended my brothers’ baseball games, people often referred to me as the legendary Fox Sports Football Broadcaster, Joe Buck. We all have dreams and places that we want to go, but we don’t always do what is needed to reach those Read More …

Back to Goal Setting Basics

I have found myself reflecting a lot lately, not about life struggles, work stress, personal worries, but about what goal do I want to tackle next. In 2011 I was a 25 year old searching for my passion in life. I was unsure if it was supposed to be a certain job, a hobby, or Read More …

Opportunities and Traits

During our lives, we are shown people throughout history that we categorize as leaders. From politicians to activists to sports figures, these people all have particular traits that helped them become leaders. Not only do certain traits make a difference, but so does opportunity. We all have traits that can make us effective leaders, but Read More …

The Characteristics of the I

One of the most popular tools that SOS Leadership uses with their clients is the TTI Behaviors and Motivators assessment. This assessment reveals the how and why of individual performance. This is accomplished through an assessment of the BEHAVIORS you bring to the job and the VALUES that motivate you to do a job. The Read More …

Q2 is Here

The calendar has officially moved into April. Isn’t it hard to believe? Wasn’t it just the first day, week, and month of the “new” year? This year started off great didn’t it? You wrote down goals for the year and you immediately started taking action on those goals. It was going to be your best year Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

Michele Freeman lives in Austin with her husband and son. She has a background in event management and a Bachelors degree from St. Edward’s in Organizational Communication. I joined Gr8 women leaders because I had been looking for a leadership and personal development opportunity for a while, and the Gr8 women leaders program was the Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

Dara Carrillo, is a visionary, personal branding coach, facilitator, speaker, explorer, and eternal optimist. In 2013 The University of Texas McCombs School of Business awarded her the opportunity to serve graduate students as the only coach, out of 30 communications coaches, to specialize in personal branding. In 2014, Dara Carrillo left her 7-year position with Read More …