Own It

Are you owning actions in your business and personal life in a way that makes a difference? “Owning it” means taking the positive or negative results and turning them into life lessons either for yourself or others.

Lessons I Learned from Completing RAGBRAI

The annual Register Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) was held last week, reminding me of lessons learned by completing it six years ago, including the value of getting out of my comfort zone and the importance of preparation. These and other lessons have practical applications in the world of business.

Those Who Will Not Risk Cannot Win

Balancing the tension between risk and reward in pursuing the goals of an organization is an attribute that first-time leaders can learn by observing others, joining a peer group, or engaging an executive coach.