When it comes to leading an organization, finding the right fit for both the leader AND the team is critical to success. When the fit is all wrong, you don’t have a snowball’s chance in … well you know what I mean. Continue reading
Over the years I have had the pleasure of meeting some pretty amazing people. Some were captains of industry, others were politicians, scientists, professional athletes, engineers, artists, celebrities or brilliant thought leaders.
Each, in their own way, was at the top of their personal game and it showed, not just in their accomplishments, which in some cases are legendary, but in the way they treated people. Each one was a class act.Continue reading
CorePurpose founder takes an inside look at Entrepreneurship each month on Succesipes.Continue reading
If you are like most entrepreneurs, you have BIG plans. The success journey can be a long one and you are eager to take that first step. The question is…which one should it be? Like a toddler who is taking those first tentative steps, some will be met with words of encouragement and applause and others many have you landing on your backside with a thud. Either way, if you don’t pull yourself up and step forward, you will never get anywhere.Continue reading
We’ve all been there. Sitting with a group in the break room, the boardroom or over lunch when the conversation shifts to what’s wrong with our team, our business, our community or our lives.
It’s so easy to point out what is wrong. Words fly. The passion is inspiring. Each idea builds on another . Then, oops, you look at the clock. Time’s up and you go back to work and keep on doing things the same way you have always done them before.Continue reading
Often when I am speaking with an audience or sharing ideas with leaders and entrepreneurs, I hear a question that starts like this: “How did you get people to give you a chance to …”
It’s a recurring theme. We want to lead. We want to grow. We want to make a a difference. So, how do we get people to give us a chance to do it? In 2010, I had the opportunity to share ideas with the Society of Women Engineers. We we focused on the 5 C’s that build success. One of those C’s is Community. Here is what happens when you get involved in your community and volunteer.Continue reading
The key to success is not how you see yourself. It is how others see you, speak of you and think of you. Continue reading
Today is the big day, Super Bowl XLV. Folks will be donning green and gold or gold and black. Friends will gather around TV sets across the country gobbling up things they know that should not eat and for this one day of the year the DVR is set not to skip the commercials, but to catch them for instant replay.Continue reading
“Entrepreneurship is never easy, but when you have faced major challenges in your life, it can seem impossible.” stated Joan Koerber-Walker, chairman and founder of CorePurpose, Inc. “That’s why, for the 6th year in a row, we are proud to support the Opportunity for Entrepreneurship Foundation(OTEF) in their valuable service to our community.” Continue reading