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  • How Skydiving And Leadership Are Alike

    If you want truly great results, you have to push yourself. Discomfort is a necessary path to excellence. No shortcuts.

  • Three Keys To Help You Rise To The Top

    Don’t make the men in charge of your organization your enemy. You will need champions, trusted advisers to help you interpret the business landscape, inside the firm and out. And you can’t be mentored by an adversary.

  • If You Want Something, Go And Get It

    Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, they are your best learning tool. Learning from other’s experiences is extremely important to help shape yours (mentors are a must). Even when things seem to go right, think of how they could go wrong and always have a back up plan (or seven) in place.

  • Don’t Just Dream About Success, Get Started

    The network of friends you have now – teammates, colleagues, siblings, etc. can be a very powerful group. Don’t underestimate the power of female friendships in growing your professional network. Find like-minded people who like to do what you like to do and keep them close!

  • Why Run 650 Miles To Be Successful?

    Believe in yourself whilst being humble, learn from everyone around you, even those who aren’t at first glance aspirational to you. Expect setbacks, they always come, condition yourself to learn from them.

  • Helping Veterans Find Their Next Mission

    Diversity is a mindset. It is not about having more representation for the sake of appearing diverse. If we don’t have more diverse voices in our companies, we may not be making the right decisions.

  • To The Class of 2019: Guard Your Reputation If You Want To Succeed

    Every day we make deposits or withdrawals with our words, actions, and decisions. You don’t want a negative account balance when you need to make some withdrawals!

  • Another Way To The Corner Office

    In hindsight, I believe I learned much more from working in the field during the time I spent running my father’s business than I would have in the classroom, had I pursued a full-time college degree.

  • Purpose, Passion And Payoff

    I firmly believe the more time you can spend in that intersection where your passions lie and where your aptitude is, the more fun you’re going to have and the more successful you’re going to be in your job.

  • Be A Good Samaritan

    Take some time today to look around you. Pay close attention to the conversations you have and the countenance of those you are conversing with. Not everyone in trouble will reach out to you or even look like they are struggling. But they are there. Close by you.