Business Goals

July 23, 2014

How to Motivate Others

  In almost every workshop, consulting engagement, or coaching interaction, I get some form of the question “how do I motivate others?”  Leaders and managers want […]
July 30, 2012

If Your Business is Fully Staffed, It’s Time to Start Recruiting

  Who is your next superstar employee?  If you can’t answer that question you probably have a recruiting mindset that says, “we recruit and hire to […]
July 23, 2012

How to Deal With the Words "It’s Not My Job"

  One of the most telling things I hear when working with employees in an organization is “that’s not my job”. It’s one of the sentences […]
May 11, 2012

If You Want to Change Your Business, Start With These 3 Steps

  Much of the work that I do is focused on helping businesses go from where they are to where they want to be.  I always […]
April 16, 2012

Is Your Business Sustainable? Answer These 3 Questions.

  Some of the best educated, most experienced business leaders I know still drive their business by looking in the rear view mirror.  They look at […]
January 18, 2012

When Laser-Like Focus Meets Bad Aim

  A few weeks ago, one of my kids started bugging me while I was trying to get some work done.  That’s not really what happened, […]
January 11, 2012

Why Coaching in Business Doesn’t Matter

  I recently read a study concluding that business results are 21 percent higher among organizations whose senior leaders ‘very frequently’ make an effort to coach others.  The […]
January 2, 2012

Future Thinking Can Change The Game

  There is a scenario that happens fairly often in my work with business leaders.  I will ask them to tell me about the past, where […]
September 25, 2011

You’ve Never Seen this Day Before

  As I was getting on the shuttle bus to head to the rental car lot from the airport I have to admit that I didn’t […]
August 22, 2011

A Vision for Your Business, Or Just Blah Blah Blah?

  I was working with a client a while back, and as I facilitated a discussion with a group of middle managers, I asked several questions […]