extrinsically motivated

Need Motivation? Mark Cuban Can Help.

I think about the various things that motivate me and most are internally vs. externally driven.  For example, getting up at 5am five days a week to workout isn’t because… Get the Rest

leaders taking risks

Strong Leaders Are Expected to Take Risks… A Defense of Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks

I really can write about more than just the Seattle Seahawks.  I promise.  Here's proof. I knew I was due to write the week after the Superbowl.  However, I

marshawn

What Would You Do With Marshawn Lynch?

Ok... I was trying really really hard NOT to write about the Seahawks. I think it's pretty clear from past posts that I love my Seahawks. And, given that

professionalism

3 Ways To A Championship Interview

Interview blunders.  We all have the stories.  One of my recent favorites: Guy candidate who couldn't hold it any longer went #2 in the urinal vs. waiting for a

running

Running Wild: 3 Reasons I Keep Hitting The Pavement

I hate running.  Honestly.  When it gets down to it, running hurts.  I have plantar fasciitis, a bad hip and my knees are going to flip me off

William The Shrub

Thankless Thankful

  The darkness... Most of what you do is thankless. Maybe 5% of your job job is doing something where you should expect accolades, public praise, people to notice, etc.

unlikely

Don’t Count Out The Unlikely

Dirk Nowitzki made history last week.  He scored enough points to pass my guy, the incredible Hakeem Olajuwon and move into 9th place on the NBA's career scoring

FSU

In Defense Of My Alma Mater (Sub: A Quick Rant About FSU)

I’m a proud alumna of The Florida State University and have taken a lot of heat lately about it. I have taken heat in the grocery store, at

hiring athletes

Why Athletes and Musicians Make Better Employees

All things being equal, if I have the opportunity to hire a musician or an athlete over a non-musician or athlete I'll do it.  Every time.  Remember those

The heat is on

When the Heat’s On, How Do You Deal with Adversity?

"The heat is on, the heat is on The heat is on, it's on the street The heat is on." I'm guessing Glenn Frey's song and Nelly's "Hot in Herre" were