My Best Time for a Marathon


My Best Time for a Marathon The marathon. A 26.2-mile journey that rightfully summons up visions of endurance and accomplishment. The world’s fastest runners (that we know about) complete this trek in just over two hours. I completed a marathon last week. It wasn’t my first. It was my third. I walked most of it,…read more.

Everyone is a Salesperson


Everyone is a Salesperson I once coached a young director of a reality TV series. His dream and career goal was venturing away from bratty 20-somethings and directing feature films. Early on in the coaching process, we were discussing some sales techniques to help him achieve his goal and I remember him boldly proclaiming that…read more.

Welcoming Your New Addition


So we welcomed a new addition to our family this past month. No, it’s not what you think. We are the proud parents of a three-month-old, four-pound baby fluff ball Pomeranian puppy named Desmond. After years of begging from my two boys and my wife, I finally relented, and I have to say he is…read more.

It’s Not Rocket Science…Or Is It?


My sister and brother-in-law visited us from Florida this past weekend to celebrate a family event. We only get to see them a few times a year so it’s always nice when they’re in town. My brother-in-law is a highly intelligent engineer who worked for many years with NASA on the space shuttle program. So…read more.

Call A Balk


It’s probably no surprise to anyone who knows me or has followed my blogs, newsletters, speaking engagements and trainings that I get a tremendous amount of joy and satisfaction attending and watching both of my sons sporting events. What may come as a bit of a surprise is how many Quarter Turns I come up…read more.

Business Lessons From AC/DC


Some of you may be familiar with the rock & roll band AC/DC. They’ve been around since the mid-70s and show no signs of stopping. The other day I was on a short run and AC/DC came on my internet radio station and I marveled at just how long they have been able to do…read more.

The Right Fight


Do you think it’s possible for 2 people to look at the exact same thing and see completely different outcomes? Of course right? Let me ask you this, is it possible for 2 people to look at the exact same thing, see completely different outcomes and both be right? You probably said yes again, but…read more.