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 …

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 …

It’s Time to Commit

Yesterday morning I went to a networking event where the theme was New Year’s Resolutions. Whether it is eating healthy, dedicating more time to volunteering, working out more, or waking up earlier, now is the time everyone is “committed” to their resolutions. However, the emcee of the event informed us that this feeling and commitment Read More …

Failure is Not an Option (The Concordia MBA Part 12)

I am 15 months into the Concordia MBAprogram and if you asked me how I am feeling my answer would be, exhausted! I keep asking myself over and over again: Why did you make this decision? Why at this time when your life is already so busy? Last week I began my second leadership class in Read More …

Is It Worth it to ME

“I’m not scared of growing old, I’m just scared of not achieving everything that I want to do.” – Melanie Laurent A New Year is approaching and it is time to wrap up my 2013 goals and prepare to start off 2014 strong. I am currently developing my top ten list of goals as I do Read More …

The Halfway Point: The Concordia MBA (Part 9)

In less than one month I will be halfway through the Concordia MBA program. In this short year I have been through a whirlwind. But through this all: leadership, growth, maturity, responsibility, time management, goals, and motivation are some realistic words that I can use to describe the change I have seen in myself over the course Read More …

My Favorite Leadership Quotes

Today, I wanted to share 10 of my favorite leadership quotes. I look to these for inspiration and guidance on the path of my leadership journey. They are my personal affirmations! “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality Read More …

Determining What Matters Most

Two days ago I attended a Time Management Myth workshop presented by SOS Partner, Amber Fogarty. Amber read a quote to the group that really related to struggles I have dealt with. The quote she read was by Publius Syrus, and it said: “To do two things at once is to do neither.”This is such Read More …

Learn From Your Experiences: The Concordia MBA (Part 7)

“Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. And experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer.” – Randy Pausch How many times have you had a bad experience? Did you choose to complain about that experience or learn from it? I recently wrote a paper for one Read More …