Opportunity is Your Responsibility – Chris Hooten

Opportunity is Your Responsibility – Chris Hooten

Chris Hooten is an experienced educator and collegiate administrator who specializes in volunteer management, youth development, diversity and inclusion, and relations between community members and institutions of higher learning. He holds a master's degree in higher education administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor's in political science and gender studies from Indiana University Bloomington. He has earned multiple awards…
Unleash the Quiet Power of Intention (Part 2) – Andy Williams

Unleash the Quiet Power of Intention (Part 2) – Andy Williams

This is part two (part 1 is here) of my interview with Andy Williams, whose super power is being intentional. We cover things like how sometimes a masterplan can obscure better opportunities. We also discuss how he and his wife have built their marriage very intentionally. We discuss the value of pushing a comfort zone right up to what he…
Masterclass on Personal Effectiveness – Bret Nelson

Masterclass on Personal Effectiveness – Bret Nelson

Talking with Bret Nelson today has been like taking a masterclass in personal effectiveness. He's the director of sales excellence for IHS Market and is responsible for developing leaders. He is a certified human capital strategist and holds a master of organizational leadership from Gonzaga University. In his consulting practice, he works with his clients in areas of organizational leadership,…
The Stories and WHY behind the UnYielded Podcast – Bobbi Kahler (with John Cerqueira)

The Stories and WHY behind the UnYielded Podcast – Bobbi Kahler (with John Cerqueira)

Why did Bobbi create the UnYielded podcast? Bobbi Kahler tells stories of her own life that explain why she cares so much about giving a voice to those who have thrived through difficult challenges. Listen to John Cerqueira (episode 001) interview Bobbi Kahler about why she created the UnYielded podcast. Bobbi Kahler on her mindset during a 10-year health crisis…
What to do when you feel stuck

What to do when you feel stuck

I grew up on a creek and it fascinated me. There was one event that I always looked forward to every Spring and it was the Spring thaw. We’d usually have some flooding that occurred on our creeks and rivers, and with the excess water, usually came some fallen logs. I used to love to make my way up above…
Do You Choose Comfort or Growth?

Do You Choose Comfort or Growth?

Two years ago, I needed a new pair of cross-country skis.  I didn’t expect the decision to have such an affect on my life nor did I expect – or maybe even intend – to make the decision that I did. I tried out two pairs of skis. The first pair were relatively short skis, making them very user friendly…