Courage Over Comfort

Courage Over Comfort

In part 2 of our Brené Brown Netflix binge, we’re discussing the willingness to “choose courage over comfort” and to be vulnerable to your own faults so that you can improve your life. Seeking out criticism for the sake of professional growth can be...
Being in the Arena

Being in the Arena

Brené Brown. Perhaps you’ve heard of her? She is the Ted Talk dominating, shame researching, five best-seller authoring powerhouse that is teaching everyone about vulnerability, courage and leadership. Her Netflix special, “Brené Brown: The Call to Courage” is another...
Plan for tomorrow’s crisis…today

Plan for tomorrow’s crisis…today

As a business owner, you probably learned quickly that you should always expect the unexpected. Or, to put it another way, if it’s not one thing it’s another.  But what if the unexpected isn’t just annoying or an inconvenience? What if it is serious?  In the public...
Competing Against Tech

Competing Against Tech

Smart phones, apps, internet of things, big data, blockchain and robotics are all topics that fill our everyday lives, even though only a few years ago many of them were — and some still are — in diapers. Technology is not slowing down either, it is opening more...
CSR loves its legal clients

CSR loves its legal clients

Regardless of whether our law firm clients tend to be Catholic or not, I have learned that the legal profession is steeped in tradition.  Amongst Catholic lawyers, there is a great practice celebrated called the Red Mass.  I was honored to hear about it this year and...
Why You Need Employee Retention Plans

Why You Need Employee Retention Plans

It’s that time magical time of the year again! Time to pull out that worn legal pad and make a list of business priorities for the next quarter, or for the comfortably delusional, time to dust of that project plan from 2009, find a mirror and declare, “Next year...