Why YOUR Vision of the Future… Matters

The brain remembers stories far more than facts or figures. That’s why it’s critical that you create a powerful vision, a story that presents a future that inspires others to action.

In this short video I talk about why YOUR vision of the future matters, and why you need to create that vision now.


Why We First Need to Ask Better Questions

Before you can know what direction you need to go in…

You first have to know where you are today AND, 

WHY you made the choices you did that got you here.

In this short video, I talk about how seizing opportunity to create the future you want to see, requires you to be conscious, aware, and intentional in the decisions you make today.
That starts by asking better questions.


Why The Future is NOT Happening to You…


So many people feel like this thing called, “the future,” is happening to them. The reality is, all of human progress has been achieved by our capacity to envision the future.

In this short video, Jared talks about the balance between our present day needs and our future aspirations.


WHY I Do What I Do


What drives YOU? I believe this is a key question that we all have to answer. In this short video, I share WHY I do what I do and why I believe PEOPLE are the key to the future we want to see.


How Do YOU Define “Success?”

How do YOU define “success” right now? More importantly, is that your definition OR someone else’s? In this video I talk about why it’s so important to be AWARE of the narratives that define “success” in each area of your life, and WHY they have to be questioned in order for YOU to be successful on YOUR terms.



Here’s Where YOU Start Creating The Future

We see the phrase, “create the future,” everywhere BUT, the question remains –

“Where do you start?”

In this short video I share the three key skills to get you started toward creating the future YOU want to see.


Myth #1: The FUTURE is Set in Stone

the future is set in stone

One of the biggest myths about the future is that it’s a set destination, something that is outside of our control… Let me point out the obvious here – I’ve never met a leader who insisted that the future was set in stone and, “there’s nothing they can do about it,” so why bother. I’m guessing the same is true for you. So why then is this myth worth mentioning? …


What does it mean to YOU?

Last fall someone asked me to clearly define what it means to make a “meaningful impact.” I’d used these words together nine times in the first part of our conversation, so obviously this should be a simple answer right? Well…not really :). Don’t get me wrong, I could expound on what I felt it meant to me personally, and, do it with passion and enthusiasm, BUT… It wasn’t clear. It …


If You Want Your PEOPLE to Rise to the Occasion… Create the Opportunity For Them to Do So

  Isn’t it amazing, how much we DON’T change over time? Now, obviously we DO change as we age and go through different experiences, BUT our motivators and drivers as PEOPLE, have stayed pretty much the same. Think about how much time and energy is spent trying to “encourage” team members to make a bigger contribution and YET… keeping employees motivated and engaged in their work is one of the …


Guest on Walking the Walk Podcast with Jim Bouchard – Focus on the FUTURE

I had a great conversation with the amazing Jim Bouchard on his podcast, Walking the Walk. It was fun to be on the other end of the show and Jim did a great job making it easy for me :).