Being successful in business is hard. Being a parent is hard too. Stop pitting the two against each other.
Several months ago, my daughter Catherine decided to play dodgeball during lunch with several students from her seventh-grade class. Knowing she was a stellar athlete, one of the boys in her class chose her to be on his team with his second selection. She beamed with confidence and dominated the game. How do I know?…
Over the past 12 years of my career, I have ruined vacations for nearly an entire generation of my employees. Like it or not, as leaders, people watch, and emulate, what we do. To say the least, my vacation habits have not been the best example. A Journey to Self Awareness Three years ago, my…
I don’t feel burdened, overwhelmed, or like I’m missing life because I have too many kids. Here are 8 reasons you shouldn’t be scared of having kids.
To respect and support another person, whether a team member or a spouse, you don’t have to agree. Here’s why…and how you can reframe your mindset.
What do you get when you take 1 car, insert 8 people, and drive for 50 hours? A 15-day vacation that’s an example of integrated living. Here’s how I did it.
Summer means kids off of school. Do you book them with activities or do you just let them wreak havoc? My wife and I decided to try something new.
Here’s what’s on my phone this week: “Chicken Fried” by the Zac Brown Band.
It never ceases to amaze me how many parents think that discipline is the equivalent of yelling when there are all sorts of other, better ways to discipline your children. I find that while raising your voice sometimes has its place, it’s amazing how much more effective it is to use a calm and collected stern teaching.
One of the hardest decisions to make as a family — as a parent in particular — is how you’re going to manage family activities, especially in the case where the husband has a demanding career and is pursuing professional success.