8 Podcasts to Help You Grow As A Leader

Whether I am walking the dog, sitting in car pool line or waiting for a plane to take off, I grab nuggets from podcasts all day.  Here are my top 8 leadership podcasts that I have in my library that I thought you might enjoy, too. Boss Files with Poppy Harlow: Conversations about business, leadership and innovation– Imagine you … Continued

The Next Time You Receive Tough Feedback, Do This One Thing

Receiving negative feedback can be tough, but there is a right way to respond. So often our gut reaction to criticism is to get defensive and immediately discredit the source and the feedback itself. And it’s in those moments that we instead need to trade defensiveness for curiosity.We can’t have a productive conversation with someone if … Continued

How to Apply Navy SEAL Principles to Everyday Leadership

Commander Rorke Denver has run every phase of training for the U.S. Navy SEALs and has led special-forces missions all over the world, including the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. In this two minute clip from when he joined me as a guest on my podcast, he explains how to apply some of the Navy … Continued

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Leaders Make

Communicator, author and pastor Andy Stanley recently joined me on Game Changers to talk about the characteristics of leaders worth following and the mistakes that even good leaders can sometimes make. In this four minute excerpt from our conversation, he discusses the three biggest mistakes leaders make: Confuse responsibility and competency Make too many decisions … Continued

4 Negotiating Tips Every Woman Should Know

InStyle magazine asked me to share a few negotiating tips for women. After almost two decades as a sports agent, I know there is a distinct difference in negotiating for others and negotiating for ourselves. Women are darn good at negotiating for others (i.e. for our kids, our employees), but it is imperative we ask … Continued

Are You Doing What’s Important?

Discipline is doing what you want most; not necessarily what you want right now. In January, many people strive to set up a successful year. Often setting goals, both short- and long-term. Sometimes by a fire, over coffee or wine, on a comfy chair in our house or office. We’re clear. It’s clear. Then life … Continued

What If Today Were Your Last Day?

The yoga studio I belong to in Atlanta ends every class with a short quote or reading. The other day the teacher wrapped the class with a this: “Imagine if you were the only person who knew that today was your last day on earth. How would it change the way you behave and interact … Continued

3 Ways Curiosity Enhances Relationships

Curiosity is key to learning and growth. It is also key to enhancing relationships, connection and leadership. Here are three ways to think about curiosity and connection in order to kick start growth in 2018 and beyond. Curious People Are Present It is extremely hard to be curious if you are distracted and over scheduled. … Continued