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 […]

30 Lessons I Have Learned by 30

30 Lessons Learned by 30

This is an extremely difficult post for me to write because a day I have been dreading for quite some time is now upon me: I am turning 30 years old on July 24th. Earlier this year I wrote a post about not looking forward to turning 30 called Why I Am Having A Pre-30 […]

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 […]

The Power of the Team of Two

Team of Two

A couple years ago I wrote a book called The Turnaround (along with Bill Moyer) that focused on organizational culture. The creation of a Development Culture can turn around the results of any organization because you are investing the growth of people and there is no investment that guarantees a greater return. One of the most important aspects […]

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, […]