I Really Appreciate the Recognition But…

7 People Who Deserve It More

Recognition

I was recently informed that I was a finalist for something called the ChangeMaker Award that the Austin Young Chamber of Commerce gives out every year. I am humbled by this recognition and it really got me thinking. This is (thinking) pretty much my greatest pastime. I have to first admit something about myself. In […]

Five Leadership Lessons in Creed

Rocky Balboa Back Again and Still Leading

Leadership Lessons in Creed

First let me clear something up for people reading. This is not a post about the band Creed. Sorry to spoil your excitement. It is about the movie that recently came out that essentially is another installment in the Rocky series. When I first learned about this movie I was extremely excited. I am a […]

5 Lessons I Learned from My Dad

And 1 I Wish I Hadn't

Lessons I Learned from my Dad

When I was a just four-years-old I went through my first goal setting program. The first goal that I set while going through that program is one that I am still working on today. My goal was to become just like my dad, Bill Moyer. Over the years, I have worked on this goal and […]

Leadership Development is not Exclusive

4 Ways to Invest in Your Own Growth

Leadership Development

Leadership Development is not exclusive, at least it shouldn’t be. It should be inclusive. The most important investment you can ever make is in yourself. It is the only investment that is guaranteed a positive return. It is the only investment that you can control. Developing your leadership skills is an important investment. We should […]

Reflection of the 4th

4th of July

As I celebrated the 4th of July this last Monday I had an unexpected and profound reaction to the most well-known tradition of the day, fireworks. I was with my brother and some of his friends in downtown Austin watching fireworks from a balcony. In addition to the fireworks by the city, I could see […]

Five Mistakes I Made Starting A Business

Mistakes I Made Starting a Business

I started a business in my last semester of college and although we have been pretty successful there really has only been one constant since the very beginning: Mistakes. Mistakes are learning experiences that help build us into more effective leaders. We all have to learn from our own mistakes, but hopefully through this post […]

Values, Inc. – A Must Read for all Business Leaders

Values, Inc

Some organizations just flat out get it right when it comes to doing business the right way. The Dwyer Group, based in Waco, Texas is one of them. They understand that people are their most valuable resource and they live by a unique code of values. I had the pleasure of reading Values, Inc. written by Dina Dwyer-Owens, […]

Why We Must Let Go to Lead

Let Go

When I was 12 years old I wrote something on my Dream List that I am not sure other boys my age would have written. I wrote down that I wanted to marry the woman of my dreams. I was able to cross this dream off my list on November 5, 2011. In between those […]