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BE Positive

This week I released TWO episodes on The BE Series Podcast and one was #81 BE Positive with Terri and Steve Cowan! Terri said this powerful statement, "when your team understands the whys it makes them wise."As we start opening our businesses again, we need to remember how important it is for our teams to buy into our visions. As a leader, you are gifted with seeing more than your teams see. You see the vision for re-opening before your team does, and you probably actually like change. But you have to remember that (most likely) your team only sees the way things were. They are probably longing for the 'good ole days' and may...

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BE a Hustler

My latest podcast episode on The BE Series Podcast was #80 BE a Hustler with Stephanie Kocielski, and it was so inspirational! After miraculously coming through brain surgery—not being able to see out of her right eye, comb her own hair, and look in the mirror to notice that her head was shaved with a big scar, all she could remember before being rushed to the hospital was just being on stage at a hair show event.Stephanie said, "when you're looking to become more, it's time to inventory yourself." After her crisis she wrote down what she thought she was great at, and then she...

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BE Humble

My latest podcast episode on The BE Series Podcast was with Ryan Birmingham and we talked about the number one leadership quality that you need. You need to BE Humble. Want to know our hiring qualifications in our businesses? You must be humble, hungry, and smart!  That’s a whole other story I will share with you sometime. Today let’s focus on how and why you need to BE humble! Quora.com states, “Humble can be an adjective or a verb. Opposites of humble the adjective may include proud, arrogant, self-centered, egocentric, egotistical, narcissistic, boastful, bumptious. … Opposites of the verb humbleareself-aggrandize, grand-stand, boast, brag.”  The bottom line is this: no one wants to be around a braggart.  But at...

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BE Kind

My latest podcast episode on The BE Series Podcast with Caidy Brasure was released in perfect timing for what our world is struggling with right now! With so much anxiety and apprehension going around, let's all be sure to BE KIND! She talks about the difference between being a boss and being a leader. She has an incredible culture in her business that focuses on being kind... because kindness always wins. I love how Caidy always puts her people first!Right now we're struggling with businesses shutting down all around the country. A salon business like ours, when you shut down there is NO money walking in the door...

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BE Resilient

Episode #76 on The BE Series Podcast with Ryann Halo is exactly what you need this week.  Ryann’s “untold leadership transformation” began when her dad committed suicide and murdered her 6-year old brother. This episode on how to BE resilient touches on the dangers of codependency, belief in yourself, and how to create a culture of healthy communication.  With the health crisis in our country of COVID-19, this message couldn’t be more timely!  As a business owner, having to make the decision to close our businesses down and lay off team members has been heart-wrenching.  I’ve had to make the conscious decision to BE resilient....

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