Mike’s Leadership Blog

This blog is for leaders, coaches and everyone else who find themselves in any form of leadership position. 

Taking time to notice

There are times in my life that I find myself rushing from one thing to the next. It’s almost as if I’m associating my self-worth with my ability to be busy all the time. Lately, thanks to business being good, I find I’m in that mode of busyness a lot. The problem is,...

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Owning it

Last year I started to write more than ever. Up until that point, I’d typically post something every 2-3 weeks and I was OK with that. Last year I increased the frequency of my writing to twice per week. One a shorter thought each week aimed at anyone who is wanting...

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Nothing to prove

I have spent a lifetime trying to prove something to the world. It's showed itself in so many ways, from seeking attention to doing the things I believed would get me credit, to carefully tracking the hit metrics on my website. These past couple months have shifted...

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Make every breath count

Lately, you may have sensed I have been asking some pretty deep questions about life, myself and the world around me. I never used to dig so deep as it can be an uncomfortable place to look. However, a couple of years ago I started a journey which has me clearly on a...

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Tomorrow is not guaranteed

As 2017 will soon be here, I find myself reflecting on 2016, and what has changed in my life. For this past year, I've been in the CTI Leadership program, and I find myself looking at life, love and time very differently than I did a year ago. Much of it is hard to...

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Nothing to prove

A couple weeks ago I did something I could not have imagined even a few months ago. What's more, you will find it on my left forearm. In other words, short of wearing long sleeve shirts all the time, it's hard to hide it. However, I don't want to hide it as the whole...

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