Communication is for the OTHER Person

  The number one reason why organizations hire consultants, coaches and trainers is usually related to the statement “We need better communication!” What’s interesting to me is that if I interviewed every member of your leadership team and asked them what they do...

Getting the Person vs. Getting Personal

  Think about how we start most conversations with someone that we have never met before. “What do you do?” Now think about how we tend to judge people based on the answer to that question. How do we judge the people in our own business and lives based on what...
Achieve at a Higher Level

Achieve at a Higher Level

  I’ve been fortunate in my career over the past 20 years to work with some amazing individuals and organizations that have all achieved at the highest level. During that time I’ve observed and gained clarity around some valuable lessons that high...
Knowing Isn’t Enough

Knowing Isn’t Enough

  Have you ever encountered someone in your business or in life that when challenged to do something new or a bit different than the way they’ve always done it, will respond with the statement- I already know that?   Sometimes after a really great meal I’m...
The Balance of Power Has Shifted

The Balance of Power Has Shifted

In case you haven’t noticed, the economy and the consumer has come back strong and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. People are ready to get back out there and the demands on our businesses have dramatically increased.   The one thing that just about...
It’s a Cruel Business

It’s a Cruel Business

  The Madness of March has finally ended and if you happen to be a college basketball fan then you were treated to one of the most exciting tournaments that anyone could ever ask for. Over the weekend the underdog ULCA Bruins almost pulled off the upset of the...