Holiday Weekend Survival Guide Tactics For Parents | Leverage Ambition

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Here we go again, another long holiday weekend for parents to enjoy the kids. I find myself sometimes overdoing it and not setting boundaries, doing anything and everything for the kids to make me feel like a good mom. Sometimes I feel guilty when I don't have the energy to go to the park first … Continue reading Holiday Weekend Survival Guide Tactics For Parents | Leverage Ambition

Get Creatively Inspired + Consciously Full at Venice’s Own, Verbena Marketplace | Leverage Ambition

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Those of you that know me, and know me well, know VERY WELL that I absolutely HATE going to the grocery store. The crowds, the lines, the rude peeps, yada, yada, yada, you know the drill. It's absolute torture and anxiety provoking for me, but luckily I have a bold and brave partner in crime … Continue reading Get Creatively Inspired + Consciously Full at Venice’s Own, Verbena Marketplace | Leverage Ambition

50 Keep It Simple Quotes | Leverage Ambition

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Keep it simple and focus on what matters. Don't let yourself be overwhelmed. Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler. Albert Einstein Why complicate life? Missing somebody? Call. Wanna meet up. Invite. Wanna be understood? Explain. Have questions? Ask. Don't like something. Say it. Like something! State it. Want something? Ask for it. … Continue reading 50 Keep It Simple Quotes | Leverage Ambition

25 Quick Reference Prayers to Help You Let Go Tonight | Leverage Ambition

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We could all use a prayer or two, ey? Melody Beattie is a phenomenal female author that really understands the language of letting go. Here are 25 quick reference prayers to help you let go, from Beattie's book - More Language of Letting Go: 366 New Daily Meditations. God, show me the creative powers I … Continue reading 25 Quick Reference Prayers to Help You Let Go Tonight | Leverage Ambition

Looking Back on Ghosts of Fourth of July Pasts | Leverage Ambition

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Not sure about you, but holidays are always a bit depressing for me. I can't quite put my finger on where it comes from though. I tend to focus about other really fun Fourth of July's past, and try to flash back to my favorite Fourth of July of all time. When it comes to … Continue reading Looking Back on Ghosts of Fourth of July Pasts | Leverage Ambition

33 Patriotic Quotes for America’s Birthday, and Happy Fourth! | Leverage Ambition

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I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit. Theodore Roosevelt America is full of success stories featuring victories by the underdog. Mike Gallagher Those who won our independence believed liberty to be … Continue reading 33 Patriotic Quotes for America’s Birthday, and Happy Fourth! | Leverage Ambition

Netflix Presents – Murder By The Coast Documentary – Leverage Ambition

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It was the year of the widespread Y2K panic. Timothy McVeigh was held accountable for worst domestic terrorism act in the United States ever, the Oklahoma City bombing. Jack Kevorkian is charged with murder in Michigan for administering a deadly vaccine to a terminally ill man. Mark Barton kills his family then proceeds to kill … Continue reading Netflix Presents – Murder By The Coast Documentary – Leverage Ambition

35 Happy Ways to Simplify Your Life | Leverage Ambition

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We all would like to be happier and free! Here are 35 ways to simplify your life and make you happier. Photo by Jacub Gomez on Pexels.com Sort mail as soon as you get in.Learn to say no to events and get togethers.Stop holding grudges.Determine your definition of success.Create and stick to a cleaning routine.Watch … Continue reading 35 Happy Ways to Simplify Your Life | Leverage Ambition

12 Keys to Success in Life | Leverage Ambition

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We here at Leverage Ambition are ambitious and ready to take on the hard tasks to get our dream lives. We find that making a solid plan and persevering really help us become who we are while knocking out tasks to get to our dream lives. Here are 12 keys to success in life. Start … Continue reading 12 Keys to Success in Life | Leverage Ambition

14 Hard Things Great Leaders Need To Do To Win | Leverage Ambition

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Being a leader means you need to sacrifice many things, including your time, your focus and your peace of mind. Others will rely on you to be at your best and be ready to help them when it is needed. Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com Here are 14 hard things great leaders need to … Continue reading 14 Hard Things Great Leaders Need To Do To Win | Leverage Ambition

Soft Pumpkin Cookies (Paleo) | Leverage Ambition

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I really love the fall solely for all of the pumpkin baked goods. As seasons change, we forget about the scrumptious pumpkin. How dare us! Photo by Gabby K on Pexels.com Here is a recipe to bring back that fall feeling with soft pumpkin cookies that are paleo friendly and ready to be eaten! INGREDIENTS … Continue reading Soft Pumpkin Cookies (Paleo) | Leverage Ambition

Easy Crock Pot Corned Beef + Cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day | Leverage Ambition

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Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Today is March 17th and it is a day to celebrate the Irish folk around the world. Saint Patrick's Day is not complete without a true Irish meal, and our crock pot corned beef and cabbage is super easy and shareable with all of your loved ones. Check out our easy … Continue reading Easy Crock Pot Corned Beef + Cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day | Leverage Ambition

20 Quotes About the Asset of Leverage | Leverage Ambition

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The hours that ordinary people waste, extraordinary people leverage. Robin Sharma Change your focus, from making money to serving more people. Serving more people makes the money come in. Robert Kiyosaki Warren Buffets rules for success include, find your passion, hire well, don't care what others think, read, have a margin of safety, have a … Continue reading 20 Quotes About the Asset of Leverage | Leverage Ambition

5 Ways to Win at Work | Leverage Ambition

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We are all trying to get ahead in work and life in general, but at what cost? My parents taught me about the Golden Rule and treating others the way you'd want to be treated at an early age. This has helped me succeed in many ways and find the jobs that are right for … Continue reading 5 Ways to Win at Work | Leverage Ambition

20 Ways to Step Up + Get Out of a Funk | Leverage Ambition

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We've all been there - stuck in a rut and needing to get out. It is hard to understand the way out when you are at the bottom. Inch by inch you can do it and here are 20 ways you can step up your life and get out of that funk. Photo by Ryutaro … Continue reading 20 Ways to Step Up + Get Out of a Funk | Leverage Ambition

Netflix Presents Bridgerton The Series | Leverage Ambition

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Bridgerton is an English, early 1800's drama, about when debutantes are presented in court to potentially meet their future husbands. This was a very competitive time in a young woman's life, where she is supposed to be at her most polite, smart, and prettiest. This is a drama about how all the women are competing … Continue reading Netflix Presents Bridgerton The Series | Leverage Ambition

10 Healthy Paleo Easter Appetizers | Leverage Ambition

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Easter is not complete without some healthy appetizers to keep you full before your big dinner! Here are 10 healthy Easter appetizers to make for Easter day! EASY TAHINI SAUCE DIP 2. BUFFALO CHICKEN DIP 3. EASY SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP 4. BEST PALEO RANCH DRESSING WITH VEGGIES 5. AVOCADO CILANTRO LIME DIP 6. CREAMY CASHEW QUESO DIP 7. 7 LAYER PALEO … Continue reading 10 Healthy Paleo Easter Appetizers | Leverage Ambition

52 Positive Life Quotes | Leverage Ambition

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Be the energy you want to attract. Truly powerful women don't explain why they want respect. They simply don't engage those who don't give it to them. Sherry Argov There are hidden blessings in every struggle. The way you speak to yourself matters. If you want to fly, give up everything that weighs you down. … Continue reading 52 Positive Life Quotes | Leverage Ambition

8 Salty + Sweet Spring Sneakers for Women | Leverage Ambition

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Breathable Mesh Sneakers Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Hawaiian Fauna Platform Sneakers Blue Spot Sneakers Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Aesthetic Rainbow Sneakers Van's Old Skool Sneaker Goya Grandslam Trident Sneakers Adidas Iniki Boost Sneaker Madewell Kickoff Sneaker What are your favorite pair of sneakers? Mine were New Balances that were purple and … Continue reading 8 Salty + Sweet Spring Sneakers for Women | Leverage Ambition

10 Assets of Leaders Who Deliver | Leverage Ambition

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Leadership has endless responsibility and needs to be taken with care and sensitivity in order to help deliver towards the companies goals. The best way to stick to your values in management is to stay true to them and deliver as best as possible with the assets you have at hand. Here are 10 assets … Continue reading 10 Assets of Leaders Who Deliver | Leverage Ambition

19 Instructions for Life by the Dalai Lama | Leverage Ambition

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When you lose, don't lose the lesson.Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.Remember that not getting what you want can sometimes be a great stroke of luck.Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.Open your arms to change, but don't forget your values.Remember that silence is sometimes … Continue reading 19 Instructions for Life by the Dalai Lama | Leverage Ambition

10 Phrases to Avoid at Work | Leverage Ambition

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We have all been there. Stuttering during presentations, getting mixed up with words, and not being able to clearly express yourself verbally are all ways to lose respect at work. Photo by Skylar Kang on Pexels.com Here are 10 phrases to avoid at work to be taken more seriously. Uhh, Umm, like. If you need … Continue reading 10 Phrases to Avoid at Work | Leverage Ambition

8 Appetizers from Staff Picks at AllRecipes.com | Leverage Ambition

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AllRecipes.com has a ton of stellar, unique appetizers under it's repertoire. It is a super popular, if not the most popular foodie site out there. There staff members are all foodies with a deep respect for the culinary arts. Here are 8 appetizers that were handpicked as the best ever from their staff, enjoy! Crab … Continue reading 8 Appetizers from Staff Picks at AllRecipes.com | Leverage Ambition

28 Neil Young Quotes | Leverage Ambition

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It's better to burn out, than to fade away. As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks. Rock and roll is here to stay. Earth is a flower and it's pollinating. I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the … Continue reading 28 Neil Young Quotes | Leverage Ambition

12 Hacks for Baking Soda | Leverage Ambition

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Baking soda is antibacterial, absorbent and nontoxic to humans. It is a cleaning agent, a teeth whitener and a skin brightener. It can help clear acne on your face too. Here are 12 hacks for baking soda that you can use on your own in your home today. Scrub the Dirty Tub with baking soda … Continue reading 12 Hacks for Baking Soda | Leverage Ambition

22 Management Success Quotes from Peter Drucker | Leverage Ambition

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The best way to predict the future is to create it. There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things. The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said. The entrepreneur always searches for change, … Continue reading 22 Management Success Quotes from Peter Drucker | Leverage Ambition

20 Rise Above Challenges Quotes from Kobe Bryant | Leverage Ambition

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Kobe Bryant is known as one of the greatest basketball players in the history of basketball. He played over 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers before his retirement in 2016. Kobe grew up in a family of basketball, as his father was a professional basketball player. He spent most of his childhood in Italy … Continue reading 20 Rise Above Challenges Quotes from Kobe Bryant | Leverage Ambition

5 Ways to Build Mental Toughness | Leverage Ambition

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Times are tough, but your mind needs to be tougher. It is time to rise above your excuses. It is time to train yourself for success. Here are 5 ways to practice your mental confidence. If you practice this daily you will become unstoppable. You will be able to rise above your feelings to hit … Continue reading 5 Ways to Build Mental Toughness | Leverage Ambition

68 Monday Motivational Mantras to Start Your Week Right | Leverage Ambition

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Monday is a state of mind. Put on your positive pants and get stuff done. This is your Monday morning reminder that you are amazing and you can handle anything. Hey, I know it's Monday. But it's also a new day and a new week. And in that lies opportunity for something special to happen. … Continue reading 68 Monday Motivational Mantras to Start Your Week Right | Leverage Ambition

5 Ways to Listen Better by Julian Treasure | Leverage Ambition

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Julian Treasure wants us to know the five ways to listen better. He says we are losing our listening. We only take in 25% of what we hear. It is a mental process of extraction from pattern recognition to help us distinguish noise and pull out what is important from the differences of what we … Continue reading 5 Ways to Listen Better by Julian Treasure | Leverage Ambition

6 Side Hustles to Make Money | Leverage Ambition

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Everyone is trying to figure out ways to make extra money. Whether it be to supplement your primary income in order to invest, or save money for vacation, car, education, and more, you are ready to get started! Photo by Gabby K on Pexels.com Here are 6 side hustles to help you make extra money … Continue reading 6 Side Hustles to Make Money | Leverage Ambition

43 Quotes from Author, Toni Morrison | Leverage Ambition

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If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another. Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all. Make up a story...For our sake and yours forget your name … Continue reading 43 Quotes from Author, Toni Morrison | Leverage Ambition

Tips to Survive the February Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius | Leverage Ambition

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It's about that time again, it's mercury retrograde! But don't be afraid! Let's make sure we ride out this February Mercury Retrograde through February 20th with care and confidence. When a planet goes into retrograde it appears to be rotating backwards. It provokes introspection and inner dialogue in different areas of our lives. Mercury rules … Continue reading Tips to Survive the February Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius | Leverage Ambition

Lencioni’s 5 Dysfunctions of a Team | Leverage Ambition

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Lencioni defines 5 dysfuntions of a team and how to beat the negative to turn it into a positive with some hard work and honesty. Here is goes! Absence of Trust - Team work begins with trust and the leader needs to be able to be vulnerable enough to share honestly on their strengths and … Continue reading Lencioni’s 5 Dysfunctions of a Team | Leverage Ambition

50 Inspirational Quotes from Business Leadership Expert, John Maxwell

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People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care. A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose, a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve. Growth inside fuels growth outside. You don't overcome challenges by … Continue reading 50 Inspirational Quotes from Business Leadership Expert, John Maxwell

81 Leadership Quotes | Leverage Ambition

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A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John Maxwell Great leaders don't set out to be a leader, they set out to make a difference. Its never about the role, it's always about the goal. Anyone, anywhere, can make a positive difference. Mark Sanborn True leaders always … Continue reading 81 Leadership Quotes | Leverage Ambition

59 Quotes on Ambition | Leverage Ambition

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Keep away form those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great. Mark Twain Ambition is the first step to success. The second step is action. A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions. Marcus Aurelius Don't be … Continue reading 59 Quotes on Ambition | Leverage Ambition

7 Things to Do Before You Turn 40 | Leverage Ambition

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The big 4 - 0 is soon approaching, and there are still so many things I want to accomplish before my birthday! I am so proud of what I accomplished already. I have started a family. I have moved to Los Angeles. I get to play on the beaches all year round. I bought myself … Continue reading 7 Things to Do Before You Turn 40 | Leverage Ambition

30 Wise Quotes about our Higher Power

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Self-care is how you take your power back. Lalah Delia You start to live when you commit your life to cause higher than yourself. You must learn to depend on divine power for the fulfillment of a higher calling. Lailah GiftyAkita Take the challenge of your life. Reach out to your goals. There is no … Continue reading 30 Wise Quotes about our Higher Power

23 Wise Quotes About Restoration | Leverage Ambition

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Restoration and hope is available each time you return to God. Jim George No one is really working for peace unless he is working primarily for the restoration of wisdom. E.F. Schumacher The worst of revolutions is a restoration. Charles James Fox Where do we even start on the daily walk of restoration and awakening? … Continue reading 23 Wise Quotes About Restoration | Leverage Ambition

5 Creative Blog Ideas | Leverage Ambition

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Hi everyone! I hope you are enjoying your weekend. I don't know about you but I am trying to pull together a list of creative blog ideas to help me create some great content moving into the week. I was searching around the internet and found some really great creative blog ideas that you may … Continue reading 5 Creative Blog Ideas | Leverage Ambition

15 Questions Leaders Can Ask their Employee’s with Performance Issues | Leverage Ambition

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Consistent positive performance from any employee can be hard to find. Sometimes the performance has to due with personal underlying personal issues, sometimes it has something to do with the product, and sometimes it has to due with seasonality. The reality is you do not really know what is going on with the employee until … Continue reading 15 Questions Leaders Can Ask their Employee’s with Performance Issues | Leverage Ambition

‘If You Have a Problem, There is a Free Twelve Step Group to Help You’ List | Leverage Ambition

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It's Good Friday! Not the Catholic Good Friday, but the good Friday that gives you help as you conquer your problems that have come up during the pandemic. It turns out that any problem you have in the world, there is a free zoom call group meeting hat you can join to fight your fears … Continue reading ‘If You Have a Problem, There is a Free Twelve Step Group to Help You’ List | Leverage Ambition

8 Things Confident Leaders Tell Themselves | Leverage Ambition

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My first leadership position was an adjustment to say the least. I went from being an individual contributor to leading a team, and to be successful in one dynamic is way different than being successful in the other. Being a great leader is about being honest. It is about being able to communicate clearly what … Continue reading 8 Things Confident Leaders Tell Themselves | Leverage Ambition

Top 10 Articles of 2020 | Leverage Ambition

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Wowser, it was a tough year but we got through it. Now that 2021 is here I have been looking at my blog more as a business than a hobby. I have made revenue goals, view goals, user and follower goals, along with comments and likes goals. I do this on a monthly basis to … Continue reading Top 10 Articles of 2020 | Leverage Ambition

54 Conscious Quotes | Leverage Ambition

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You don't meet people by accident. And nothing in life happens by coincidence. Now knowing this, start paying attention. Consciousness is the new sexy. Inner peace is the new success. Kindness is the new beautiful. What is for me cannot resist me. What resists me is not for me. We come to nature, not only … Continue reading 54 Conscious Quotes | Leverage Ambition

66 Motivational + Inspirational Quotes | Leverage Ambition

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The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Sometimes we're tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths. One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. Some days you just have to create your own sunshine. Don't stop dreaming just because you had a nightmare. Photo … Continue reading 66 Motivational + Inspirational Quotes | Leverage Ambition

84 Be Yourself Quotes | Leverage Ambition

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Be yourself. Be yourself, everyone else is taken. Loving yourself is the greatest revolution. Fearlessly be yourself. Success is a series of small things. Photo by Maria Orlova on Pexels.com To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. Flowers need time to bloom and so do you. Life … Continue reading 84 Be Yourself Quotes | Leverage Ambition

10 Qualities of Great Leaders – Leverage Ambition

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Fantastic leaders are hard to come by. Leadership seems easy, but it is hard work. Here are 10 great qualities only the best leaders possess, and things we can all work on ourselves. 1. Intuition Trusting your intuition is key in great leadership. You need to be able to make quick calls that could have … Continue reading 10 Qualities of Great Leaders – Leverage Ambition

The Need for External Validation + How to End It

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Incentivation starts at a young age. We are incentivized while we eat, while we play, while we wake up and when we go to bed. The incentive is the acceptance of our parents approval. This theory is carried on through our lifetime. We are incentivized at school, incentivized at work, incentivized in marriage and more. … Continue reading The Need for External Validation + How to End It

Exuding Confidence When You’re Feeling Poopy

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"Life is a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get," said Forrest Gump. Life throws us wrenches on the daily. We have the choice to take the hit or shift to miss it. Each moment we are given is a blessing. The way you react will define that moment in time, whether … Continue reading Exuding Confidence When You’re Feeling Poopy

Moms Are Doing Everything Now, But Milk The Cow

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What more can you throw at us? And at this point, I am ready to buy a cow tbh. My husband went to the grocery store, and there was a blatant robbery right in front of his eyes. A homeless man full on filled up a basket of supplies and bounced. So now it's time … Continue reading Moms Are Doing Everything Now, But Milk The Cow

Tips for Sales Tracking + Progress

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There are too many Customer Relationship Management tools to count, and most are not used often with sellers mainly for the inconvenience of inputting the data. Many tools are still not able to fully track the entire multidimensional, multiplatform lifecycles of the sale from start to finish. The main reason is that every seller has … Continue reading Tips for Sales Tracking + Progress

Your Wake Up Call is Here

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I talked to several founders this quarter. There numbers were behind. In other words, same s&*%, different day. 'The team is not hitting 100% of their KPI." "They aren't hitting the goals." "I am on all their calls and watch all their deal progress." "I've taken over the team." "I need new talent." "I've done … Continue reading Your Wake Up Call is Here