Want to Lead Others? First, Lead Yourself

September 19, 2022

To be an effective leader, you’ve got to be willing to look closely at yourself — what makes you tick, what drives your motivations, and when you’re at your best. I did some introspection, and here’s what I found about myself.

An Uncomfortable Post to Write

September 12, 2022

Last week, I told you to follow your gut and take your shot. And today, I’m following my own advice. My gut says that even though it feels awkward and “out of my comfort zone” to share this with you, it’s worth the risk.

Trust Your Gut and Take Your Shot

September 6, 2022

There’s a big difference between taking an unnecessary risk and nudging yourself out of your comfort zone to take your shot. Here’s to following your gut and taking a chance!

How Change Happens Suddenly, Over Time

August 29, 2022

I was recently reminded of the power of repetition, and how change happens suddenly over time. And if the second half of that sentence does not seem to make sense, allow me to explain.

Dealing with Difficult Employees?

August 22, 2022

What do you do when you have an employee who isn’t meeting expectations? Whose level of work isn’t up to par? Who isn’t motivated? My advice for you is simple: look in the mirror.

Dear Will (2022)

August 15, 2022

August is a busy month for birthdays in the Hoffer household. This week, my son Will turns 11! Here’s what I’ve learned about life, love, attitude, and kindness from my son.

The Power of Remembering

August 8, 2022

When you’re feeling stressed or times get tough, taking a moment to reflect and remember the moments that really matter can renew your spirit.

Dear Sadie (2022)

August 1, 2022

As my baby girl turns six this year, I take a moment to reflect on our life and our love.

Loving Yourself

July 25, 2022

Do you love yourself enough to find out what you don’t want to know about yourself? Your answer to this question can impact how effective you are as a person and a leader. Here’s why asking for honest feedback is crucial to your leadership journey.

Loving Others

July 18, 2022

Over the next two weeks, I’m going to ask you to reflect on your leadership effectiveness by asking yourself two simple questions. Here’s this week’s question: Do you love others enough to admit when you are wrong?