Leadership Lessons

23 10, 2018

What Do You Need to Let Go?

2018-10-24T16:27:10-07:00October 23rd, 2018|

Fall is here in the Northwest and with it crisp temperatures with a bit of morning mist giving way to warm sunny days. Though I love the change of seasons I must admit I am mourning the end of summer just a bit. Out on the golf course yesterday the deep green of the fir trees against the bright changing colors of red and gold on the stately maples created  Read more »

17 08, 2018

Take Time for Summertime

2018-08-17T10:47:56-07:00August 17th, 2018|

“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine... it’s summertime!” Kenny Chesney has it right – summertime is here, and it seems to brighten everyone’s mood. Now we find ourselves in August already and the summer days are passing by. Living in the Pacific Northwest, we enjoy the summer months when the days get warm and long, and we can end our evenings with unmatched sunsets. Through  Read more »

21 06, 2018

Calm Your Busy Mind

2018-06-21T14:45:32-07:00June 21st, 2018|

It’s 8 a.m. on Monday morning and you have settled in at your desk to prioritize your day. With your top three important tasks clearly outlined, you dive into the first project. Before you even realize it has happened your mind has wandered away from what you are working on. You find yourself thinking about the school function you need to attend this evening and you can’t forget to leave  Read more »

21 02, 2018

Do you love your work?

2018-02-25T18:24:56-07:00February 21st, 2018|

February is the month of love, and so I have to ask:  Do you love your work? As we spend the majority of our lives in a career, shouldn’t our work be something we love?   A recent survey sponsored by Monster.com and conducted by market research firm GFK found 22% of workers in the U.S. said they loved their jobs so much they would do it for free, 15% of  Read more »

25 04, 2017

Time for a Spring Clean Up

2018-02-22T15:16:39-07:00April 25th, 2017|

The season is changing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and our teams at MSNW are preparing for Spring cleanups at our client businesses and properties. Spring is the rebirth of creation and it is a delight to see bulbs poking their heads out of the ground, colorful buds appearing on the trees, and waking to the music of happy birds. One of the gifts of Spring is that it seems  Read more »

16 02, 2017

How are you doing on your New Year’s Resolutions?

2018-02-22T14:45:54-07:00February 16th, 2017|

Just two months into the New Year and approximately 75% of us, according to a recent health poll, have already given up on those New Year's Resolutions we made for 2017. Individuals make resolutions as they desire change.  However, when it comes down to the commitment and hard work required to accomplish them, most people don't have the bandwidth and consequently drop out in a matter of weeks. Below are  Read more »

13 10, 2016

4th Quarter Reset

2018-02-22T15:04:19-07:00October 13th, 2016|

A friend of mine posted on Facebook, "I am glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." I have to agree, as Fall is a lovely time in the Northwest with crisp foggy mornings, warm afternoons, and the trees shouting their beauty in vibrant colors of orange, yellow and green. It also is a time where we are coming off summer vacations and getting back into school and  Read more »