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BE Uncommon - SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

It's a special day for me as I have a HUGE announcement that means the world to me. I wrote a book with my daughter. As I talk about leadership daily, record podcasts, write books, and continually strive to improve my leadership, my own daughter is a living example for me. She is kind, strong, wise, discerning, and full of heart. Writing this book with her is a dream come true for me! Brianna shares my firm conviction that you were meant to BE Uncommon. This is the name of our book! You weren't designed for ordinary. You weren't designed...

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BE a Networker

Check out our next BE Series Podcast interview with Tracy Willard, the founder of Hunter Hospitality House. Hear her story of the loss of her son that inspired her and her husband to start this incredible ministry to help families of hospitalized loved ones!I asked Tracy how she was able to start this non-profit and she described how she needed to become a networker.Whether you you want to start a business (a for-profit) or a non-profit, you have to BE a networker!So how do you network?Here are some ways:1. Attend business meetings and masterminds.2. Seek out networking meeting like your Chamber of Commerce events, etc.3. Find mentors you...

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BE All In

My latest podcast episode on the BE Series Podcast  is #95 with Megan Herrera-Schaff is called BE All In!️Once you figure out the direction you want your life to go, you have to BE all in. You have to ‘burn the boat’ as if there's no turning back. Whatever Megan does, whether a competition or building a legacy after being diagnosed with stage-4 colon cancer, she is ALL in. She stays positive and optimistic, despite the circumstances.She works hard and enjoys the journey while she's at it, and in this episode she talks about how you can do the same. No matter...

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BE Aligned

Check out this week's episode on the BE Series Podcast #94 with Kate Onakomaiya! Once you know who you are and who you are called to serve, you will BE aligned.I asked Kate what the first step toward alignment is. She said it is gaining clarity.Kate and I both believe the first step to alignment is self-awareness. When I’m speaking at conferences, I always ask people what they think the highest form of leadership is.  Most people think it's being an owner, being a CEO, or holding a high position in an organization. But in actuality the highest form of leadership is leading ourselves. And to top it off, the hardest person...

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BE Wise

During week's episode on the BE Series Podcast with Todd and Audra Wise we talk about how to BE wise. We mainly talk to those who want to be entrepreneurs.  First and foremost, you need to learn that leadership starts at home! And if you work with your spouse, the lines can get blurry. Todd and Audra give tips on how to successfully communicate to your spouse. Second, whatever you do... always leave a place better than you found it.One of the biggest reasons I believe that this couple was so successful out of the gate is because everywhere they worked (prior to owning their own...

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