dereksdose_logoAbout A Dose with Derek – Move. Grow. Achieve – pictures of Derek speaking – every week…enjoy Derek! About blog – Each and every day, I see people trying to build their career, while simultaneously trying to start families. They feel as if they don’t have the time, energy, financial resources, or motivation to get their dreams off the ground. They don’t have a plan. They may be trying to figure out what their passion is or trying to experiment in a number of different fields trying to find their real calling in life. Indeed, they may be fresh out of college and buried in the confines of corporate America politics, itching to make their escape. If this is you, fear not. This blog is written for people just like you. Within it, I strive to show my successes and failures with high energy, endless passion, and unshakable confidence in each of my endeavors. I am extremely passionate about this topic, and it is my sincere hope that this passion will shine through you. Within each compelling post, there is a call to action; a call to make change; a call to make today the day that you are going to change. If you don’t plan on success today, a successful tomorrow never comes, and you’re left with a life of regret and sorrow. Don’t let that be you.

10 Nov How Do You Maintain Work-Life Balance?

I don’t believe in work-life balance. ⚖️ To me, work-life balance is impossible because you’re trying to be all things to all people. This is how burnout happens and you begin to lose control of the things that matter most to you. For example, let’s take my...

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07 Nov Do You Have an Alarm Clock or an Opportunity Clock?

From birth until you get your first job you’re incredibly happy. There’s not much to worry about… 😊 No need to worry about bills or rent 😊 Time is spent doing what you love most 😊 Every day brings a new, exciting adventure But, then for 50 years or...

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05 Nov What Are Your Passions *Outside* of Work?

We spend a third of our lives WORKING. ⚙️⚙️⚙️ And that’s fine. I love what I do. But, what do you do outside of work? Here’s what I do: ✔ Sporting events with my family ✔ Attending my kids' events and practices ✔ Saturday date nights with my spouse ✔ Random...

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03 Nov Why You Should Respect Sleep

Can we STOP bragging about how little sleep we get? Here are some fun facts: ☑️ 42% of leaders don’t even get 6 hours of sleep. ☑️ Alcohol impairment and sleep deprivation have the same damaging effects. In other words, 42% of leaders are functioning like they are intoxicated...

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02 Nov Stop Putting Leadership Development Dead Last On Your To-Do List

If you want to be a better leader 👇 Then you have to WANT to help others be more successful. But the problem is that we are so busy with ourselves. There was a study that asked leaders to evaluate their skills. And out of 67 skills,...

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