There are a lot of theories out there on what leaders should or shouldn't do when it comes to forming relationships with their team members.** There is: always leave your personal life at the door never interact socially with your team maintain an unwavering facade of calm and control that draws a line between leader … Continue reading Using Purpose and Values to Sustain Authentic Relationships at Work
I'm back with another installment on purpose, this one is all about how tying it to meaning can help your team connect to a bigger picture that keeps them motivated, engaged, and energized in their role. Please give it a read when you have time, and send me any feedback you have (good, bad, otherwise. … Continue reading Got Burnout? Try Purpose and Meaning
For those of us that have been in the restaurant industry for a long time, it's easy to go through our days as if they were a checklist; complete the tasks associated to our role, attend the meetings we're a part of, contribute to projects we're working on. We often forget that there is a … Continue reading Ask These 4 Questions to Build a Purpose-Driven Team
Many ideas about leadership and personal fulfillment preach the same thing: be the captain of your own ship. Live your own life. Be yourself. Those are easy soundbites to have, hard to put them into practice. You have to know who you are and how you operate to do those things. Defining your values is … Continue reading Why Do I Need a Purpose?
If you haven't noticed, I've been a bit excited lately about the concept of speaking truths. Well, I'm still excited about it, there's a lot going on in that arena! With that in mind, read on about how speaking your truth is related to awareness of what makes you, you: Speaking Truths: Integrating Who You … Continue reading Integrating Who You Are With Who You Present Yourself to Be
When our organization started to take an intentional approach to building our culture, one of the foundational values was (and is) open communication. While a lot goes into the idea of "open communication," we highlighted a few phrases to define it, including: "Speak Your Truth Without Blame or Judgement." Whether you have become … Continue reading Learning to Speak Our Truth
More times a day than we probably are aware of, we're receiving messages about how to be a better version of ourselves; do these 5 things to be a better partner, don't do these 7 things in an interview, adding these 3 foods to your diet will change your life, etc. These prescriptions are limited, … Continue reading Choose Your Own Leadership Adventure