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Better Than You Think You Are

Last week I was talking to a client of mine named Michelle. She had recently attended a conference out of state. While at this conference, Michelle was supposed to sit, observe, and learn from the instructor who everyone had come to see. Over the course of a few days, Michelle started to notice that her [...]

Vision for your business

Grow Your Business, Develop Your Ideas, and Have Fun in the Process

Have you been searching for a place to test your ideas? Do you have big plans for the future but need help figuring out how to get started? If you have, I’ve been in your position. A lot. You and I are creatures of habit. We generally do what we know and hang out with [...]

17 Traits of Successful People

EP30: 17 Traits of Successful People with Nick Loper

Episode 30 of the Empowered Podcast is something out of the ordinary! I share a talk about the traits of successful people with my friend, Nick Loper. While browsing the internet a few weeks ago, I found an awesome infographic called, the 17 Traits of Successful People. It shows us 17 different beliefs and behaviors [...]

Bad service good business

When Bad Service is Good Business

There’s a restaurant in Waco, Texas that has such poor service that I wonder why we ever go back. But we do. Repeatedly! Have you ever eaten at a place like that? Sometimes bad service can be good business. Let me explain. When I was in college, my friend Michael and I would frequent Bangkok [...]

Articles on Leadership

The Only Debt Worth Owing

The Only Debt Worth Owing

Leaders don't just lead some of the time, or just when they feel like it. Leaders don't just lead between the hours of 8 and 5, or only during the week. Leaders … [Read More...]

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Articles on Personal Development

time wasted

Why I Wasted 15 Months

I wanted to do it all. And I still do. However, when I began my leadership blog I believed that I would be instantly successful. I figured that people would find my … [Read More...]

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Empowered Podcast Episodes

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You Don’t Have to Do This to Be Successful

This past week I was coaching an entrepreneur and she said something that really made me think. What she said was a reflection of the type of mindset I find common in many entrepreneurs, including myself. In fact, what she said was something I have … [Read More...]

Definition of empower

Definition of Empower

Empower - To equip or supply with an ability; enable; give or delegate power or authority to; render capable or able for some task; give power to, give authority to, invest with power   … [Read More...]

Way to Success

Taking Your Career Seriously

“No one will ever take your career more seriously than you do”. Does that sound familiar? I still don't know who told me that, but it is something that I've been thinking about a lot lately. I think it's great advice and worth sharing again with all of the … [Read More...]

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