What does it take to be successful? Recently I was asked about success and luck: “Is success being in the right place at the right time or is it preparing and being ready to be in the right place at the right time?”  I believe it is the latter of the two.  Preparation is key, so… Read More


If you’ve ever built a house, you know one of the first steps in the process is to establish a solid foundation. If you don’t have a solid foundation, your house will not last. And that goes the same for your business. If you haven’t established a solid foundation of teamwork and teambuilding, your company… Read More


My husband Kevin and I started our construction company, Lindus Construction in 1979. Just a few days ago, we celebrated forty years in business. Lots of things have changed, our sons now own and operate the company, technology helps us in ways we never dreamed of back in ’79 and our environmental products are also… Read More


Why Creating Culture is So Important One of my favorite quotes from my mentor John C. Maxwell is: “Don’t tell them what you’re going to do – that’s vision. Do what you are going to do – that’s culture.” – John C. Maxwell Why am I writing about culture? Because every single day in my… Read More


My coach and mentor, John C. Maxwell believes that “Talent is never enough.” And, after 30+ years of being a business owner working with people every day, I agree with John. Don’t get me wrong, I believe that talent does play a role in success. However, most of the business owners I’ve known over the… Read More


8 Reasons You’re Living a Life with Limits Potential – it’s a word that provides us with hope, optimism, success and so much more! When I think of the word potential, I immediately think of possibility. Every human being on the face of the earth was created for greatness – you have unlimited potential. You… Read More


Let Go So You Can Enjoy the Holiday Sh*t Show It’s that time of year again – the holiday festivities have begun. Bring on another year of decking the halls, trying to find the perfect gift, pulling out the Christmas tree decorations, checking yards and yards of lights all while listening to hours upon hours… Read More


I don’t know about you but I’m already thinking about the upcoming holidays… and not in a good way. I’m stressing myself out about it actually. This year there will be an empty chair. The empty chair is the one that my mom would have been sitting in, surrounded by friends and family. My mom,… Read More


I have officially joined the PXT Select™ Authorized Partner Network and can now provide PXT Select™ assessment solutions to organizations throughout North America.   What is PXT Select? PXT Select is the market’s newest selection assessment and empowers organizations with a simple, human, and smart approach to hiring. As a PXT Select™ Authorized Partner, I… Read More


Does your team need rescuing? The news coverage of the Thai cave rescue has provided so many inspirational lessons. One that resonated with me was that during the rescue, the Thai Navy SEALS attempted to retrieve the strongest boys first in order to build courage and momentum for the weaker ones. John Maxwell talks about… Read More