Masai Ujiru on Pressure vs. Fun

Yesterday I had the honor of hearing Masai Ujiri, Executive Vice President of basketball operations for the Denver Nuggets, speak at the Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award luncheon.  The tall, yet humble GM spoke of growing up playing soccer in Africa and learning how to play basketball with that exact same soccer ball, Read more about Masai Ujiru on Pressure vs. Fun[…]

The Collaborative Leader

Great leaders know that it takes much more than goal setting, supplying resources, and measuring performance to create a culture that thrives on results, respect, and collaboration. But how do you create this type of a culture? Outside of opening your door and listening to what employees are saying, a great place to start is Read more about The Collaborative Leader[…]

Note to self: Try something new more often.

Last week I had the amazing opportunity to do a testing shoot for a training video with an amazing 15-year old start up called Lynda.com.  Who knows the outcome, but here are a few things I learned: 1) Doing something new can be nerve-wracking and energizing all at the same time. Yes, I was a Read more about Note to self: Try something new more often.[…]