Regional Leaders Come Together for Mental Health

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash The Regional Mental Health Coalition of Northeast Indiana, an initiative of The Lutheran Foundation, is a multidisciplinary advocacy body focused on improving mental and behavioral health and wellness. The Coalition is asking for your help and support in promoting mental health awareness in your areas of influence. More conversations need to […]

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A Case for Cultivating an Empathy-Driven Culture

Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash I talk a lot about EQ (emotional intelligence) and how it along with business coaching are key assets for successful entrepreneurial business builders. But what’s often missing from the conversation is why empathy matters. Empathy is defined as “the feeling that you understand and share another person’s experiences and […]

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How to go from good to great: start by removing these distractions​

Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash Time is your enemy, truths all people, including business builders, must acknowledge if they want to achieve something big. Dr. Brene Brown, author, speaker, professor, stated “Time is precious and an unrenewable resource.” Sometimes hitting goals calls for making a tough decision in removing obstacles and barriers (both tangible […]


Work Smarter Not Harder: 3 Classic mindsets to avoid

Photo by Stijn Swinnen on Unsplash Small businesses are notoriously resource-constrained, overcommitted and often suffer from larger than life ambitions but poor strategic execution. While agile, small growth businesses often face growing pains that larger organizations may take for granted. Following are a few ways in which small business owners may be sabotaging their own […]

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Don’t let your idea get left out in the cold.

Are you considering securing patents for your invention? Heed this cautionary tale about Scottish scientist Sir James Dewar, inventor of the thermos. The light bulb moment is just the beginning. Working at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in 1892, Dewar created the Dewar flask. Better known today as a thermos, the vacuum-jacketed vessel was […]

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