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The impact of your ripple with Michael O'Brien change management editing process how to write memoir imposter syndrome mindset of a leader mindset of success overcoming writer's block self-care for authors tips for finding target readers

The TufFish Show is for writers who want to get their first, next or current book out into the world, and this week we welcomed Michael O'Brien!

Michael and I talked about the importance of believing in your voice and the impact your ripple can have. We talked in depth about writing memoir and...

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The ONE Activity to do Everyday change management confidence employee engagement goals into habits how to be a leader how to bring a vision to life leadership development leadership skills mindset of a leader mindset of an entrepreneur mindset of greatness productivity putting goals into action

 Whether you are new to your position or have been there for some time, there’s one activity you can do each day to make sure you are ready for the next opportunity.

This activity is applicable if you are an individual contributor or in some level of management.

It's one that may seem...

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Are You Surviving or Thriving? change management communication confidence goals into action how to bring a vision to life mindset of a leader mindset of an entrepreneur mindset of greatness

When you think about where you are in business or life, which word would you choose to describe it - surviving or thriving?

Let me share with you why I chose these two words and why one is where you would want your mindset to be as the CEO of your life. This was inspired by our youngest kitty,...

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What Are You in the Business of? change management critical thinking employee engagement goals into habits how to be a leader how to bring a vision to life leadership development leadership skills mindset mindset of a leader mindset of an entrepreneur mindset of greatness podcast vision

 What are you in the business of? (HINT: it's probably not the thing you think it is by itself).

It sounds like a simple question, but it's important to know and understand this answer. 

Let's start by saying it doesn't matter the industry or role you have within your company. It...

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Playdough Inspired Thinking change management employee engagement how to be a leader how to bring a vision to life leadership development leadership skills mindset mindset of a leader mindset of an entrepreneur podcast vision

This idea was inspired by a recognition approach from one of the organizations I was in back in the corporate world. We awarded baby playdough - you know the little ones you find in a party pack - to individuals who suggested creative, out of the box ideas to move our overall big picture vision...

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How Do You Get To 10? change management confidence critical thinking decision making employee engagement how to be a leader how to bring a vision to life know your strengths leadership development leadership skills mindset of a leader podcast putting goals into action vision

 I had a college professor who explained during a lecture that there wasn't just one way to get somewhere. He said there was "the" way like there were many paths you could take to reach your vision or end goal and there was "thuh" way - meaning that there was only one way that would work...

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How to Look for the Positive change management confidence critical thinking goals into habits how to be a leader how to bring a vision to life leadership skills mindset of a leader mindset of an entrepreneur problem solving productivity putting goals into action vision

It’s another day at the office, and it seems like everything that can go wrong has, and you are frustrated. Maybe it seems as though each time you complete an item on your action list, three new items are added. Or perhaps you can see delays in schedule or cost over runs and no sign of...

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Point of View and Leadership change management continuous improvement critical thinking decision making how to bring a vision to life leadership development leadership skills mindset mindset of a leader mindset of an entrepreneur mindset of greatness podcast problem solving vision

When you think of point of view or POV as it relates to a book, it’s the perspective of the character and how the story is told. Are you coming from the main character’s vantage point or more of an observer and not knowing what’s happening with their inner thoughts?

Same can be...

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