The Truth Is We’re Only Telling Half Of The Truth

The truth about Geoff Welch at 5:45 AM

I’m concerned that only sharing my wins will make you think you don’t measure up. When I only share a the best parts of the story I’m worried that you’ll believe it’s the whole story. It isn’t.

Progress Over Perfection

Sixty Second Sundays

Perfection isn’t in the cards for most of us, but progress is something we can all enjoy.

Responsibility Vs. Authority

Sixty Second Sundays

Leaders take responsibility instead of waiting for authority. What can you take responsibility for this week?

Someone Needs You

Sixty Second Sundays

What’s stopping you from building a life that matters by sharing what you know?

The Unapologetic Truth About Your Work

You have something the world needs

Your Work is not here to make friends and it does not want the best for you. Your Work wants your best for everyone else. Your Work will change people and projects and communities for the better.

Building Community at The Boardroom

Katherine Jernstrom & Brit Szymoniak of The Boardroom

The best thing about The Boardroom is that it is a vehicle for Katherine and Brit to build something even more important than a cool place to work: these dynamic entrepreneurs are building a community.

Falling In Love Is Like Getting Gum In Your Hair

Geoff and Nicole Welch

The woman lying next to me in bed this morning has a tremendous reservoir of patience. Today marks 17 years since we were married and started waking up together, a span of time in which I have tested her patience extensively. On the surface it may seem like completely loving someone means you choose them […]

Mike Lund: Leadership Lessons from the GoRuck Challenge

Mike Lund

In this interview Mike Lund describes elements of the GoRuck Challenge and shares brilliant insights from the event related to coordinating teams, selflessness, the critical importance of attitude, and how people are waiting to be led.

Kindness Matters

I'm thankful for kind and gracious people

Kindness and graciousness can have a profound impact on the people with whom we share it. You can’t control how people treat you, but you are in control of how you treat them.

Leah Boltz Is Building Parks For All

Leah Boltz

When Leah Boltz saw a need to make public parks accessible to children with a wide range of abilities she decided to do something about it by co-founding Parks For All, a project that just might change the world.

Tomorrow Is Too Late

Tomorrow is too late

It is so easy to look to the future, expectant, waiting for something better, but please don’t fail to recognize that you can waste an entire lifetime waiting for the future to arrive.

Stella Knows Happy: The Stella Grizont Interview

Stella Grizont of Woopaah

In addition to being one of the first 150 people in the world to earn a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology, Stella is also the founder of Woopaah and her work has been featured on ABC, NBC, MSNBC, FOX, in Entrepreneur Magazine, and…well…you get it. She’s a badass.

Humans Are Not Machines

We are not machines

Fellow humans: we are not machines. I worry that our inability to care for ourselves and set realistic boundaries is making us less capable of taking care of one another. When you can’t keep from drowning in the ocean of your own responsibility, how can you rescue someone else who is drowning?

“Why Do You Love Me, Daddy?”

Geoff Welch and his daughter share a milkshake

The most important moments always seem to sneak up on me. As I was tucking my 7-year old daughter in bed last night she asked, out of the blue, “why do you love me, daddy?”

Connecting People Builds a Life That Matters

Lorna Shaw, 2014 UAF School of Management Business Leader of the Year

I bet you can point to at least one person in your life who changed your trajectory because they connected you to someone or something to which you didn’t previously have access. You can make small-but-huge connections for the people in your life too.