Dave’s Book Club: The Go-Giver with Bob Burg

Leaders are readers and readers are leaders. Welcome to a new segment on this podcast journey called “Dave’s Book Club” where I share interviews, lessons, and analysis from personal development and leadership authors.  Our first episode in this segment features a previous interview with Bob Burg, author of the “Go-Giver”.  In today’s day and age, this book has more relevance …

Morning Routines – Waking up to gratitude

Gratitude: The quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful. At the time of recording this podcast, we just finished Thanksgiving, and one of my favorite things about the month of November is that social media blows up with 30 Days of Thankfulness. Being thankful for the goodness you already have in your life is healthy. I want to challenge …

How to fix people who aren’t ready to be fixed

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” — Teddy Roosevelt We all have people in our life that we want to help. And, sometimes we find that helping those people causes nothing but frustration. Maybe in your life it’s a spouse, child, friend, or even coworker who you can give a different perspective …

You are a chief – start acting like it

John C. Maxwell, author and leadership expert, defines leadership as influence. In this episode, I will show you that leaders aren’t always born and go through how you can improve your skills in the area of your life where you are viewed as a leader.   Three Takeaways on Leadership: You don’t have to be perfect, leadership is a process. Leadership …

The Value of Good Habits

3 Ways Habits Work In Your Favor In this week’s episode, David explains why habits matter. Habits are often talked about in a negative context, but he reveals that establishing positive habits can help you. Three Ways Habits Help You: They can take your conscious mind out of routines, freeing you up to focus on what’s important. They can be …

How to find your coach

In the premiere of Season 2, David discusses the importance of finding a coach and the three ways you can find a coach. Takeaways: Finding a coach is essential to reaching your goals because he or she holds you accountable and makes you better. The three types of coaching are one-on-one, groups, and media.  No matter what you learn through …

What is your priority?

It is that time of year when everyone is getting ready to go back to school. The parents love it and the kids hate it. Summer is winding down and it is time to get back into a structured life, that’s if you have one. One last sit down to remember all the memories that were made throughout the summer. …

Are you living above the line?

Do you live “above the line?” It is a fair question for anyone.  In order to answer the question, a definition may be necessary. People who live above the line are open, curious, and committed to learning. People who live below the line are closed, defensive, and committed to being right. People who live above the line take personal responsibility. …