Love Babies I love babies. Ever since I was a kid, I have been drawn to little ones who have so much potential. Even now, when I see a baby, I move in close, look her in the eyes, smile, and talk with a caring tone. “Hi there, it is so good to see you. You are such a beautifulRead More →

As we enter a new year, setting goals is a common practice. I want to challenge your thinking. I propose we should all stop setting goals as a New Year’s resolution. What’s the point of establishing goals? We feel bad when we don’t accomplish them. They give power to managers to show how poorly we’ve done. Most of the time,Read More →

Recently, I was having a conversation with a manager that leads a six-person team. The team is made of both inexperienced and experienced members. There are moderate and high performance, but no low performers. We were discussing the extent to which a manager allows flexibility to team members in regards to hours of work, location of work, one-on-one meetings, andRead More →

Driving is a big responsibility. Every time you get behind the wheel you are responsible for the safety of yourself, the people in your car, and the other people on the road. Being careless behind the wheel can lead to huge consequences. In this final episode of the Road Trip Leadership Lessons series, Todd discusses how important it is forRead More →

  In each episode of this series, Todd takes you on a mini road trip to deliver leadership wisdom and inspire you to lead yourself and others well. Today, in Episode 3: Relish the Scenery, Todd encourages leaders to be more aware of the positive things that are happening around them as they move through the day.Read More →

In each episode of this new video series, Todd takes you on a mini road trip to deliver leadership wisdom and inspire you to lead yourself and others well. Today, in Episode 2: Lane Awareness, Todd discusses the importance of knowing what lane you’re in as a leader by learning the goals of the people around you, keeping up withRead More →

In each episode of this new video series, Todd takes you on a mini road trip to deliver leadership wisdom and inspire you to lead yourself and others well. Today, in Episode 1: Inspiring Destination, learn the importance of knowing your destination before you start, and sharing it with others.Read More →

We loaded up the mini-van and took the five kids to San Antonio, Texas for our family vacation this past May. One of our first activities was Aquatica, the SeaWorld water park. We started out at the wave pool and then ventured our way to our first waterslide, Stingray Falls. We were drawn there by the enticing photos and catchyRead More →