Month: September 2015

  • 3 Things I learned last week 9/21-27/2015

    3 Things I learned last week 9/21-27/2015

    Keep doing what you are doing:  In my line of work you sometimes don’t know what kind of impact you are making.  Sure, I can go into a company and measure sales results before and after training.  I can work with a coaching client and see that they made a lot of progress on their […]

  • 4 annoying statements successful people hear

    4 annoying statements successful people hear

    If you are a successful person the chances are you have heard at least one of the followings statements before.  The reason I can say that is you wouldn’t be successful or appear to be successful if you didn’t possess or demonstrate one of the following thoughts or actions. What success means to you is […]

  • 5 Things you can do and computers can’t

    5 Things you can do and computers can’t

    The last twenty years has been really interesting for all of us.  Technology is rapidly taking over many of the things we as humans used to do. In Geoff Colvin’s book “Humans are Underrated” What High Achievers know that Brilliant Machines Never Will” he describes what jobs and high value skills cannot be replaced by […]

  • 3 Things I learned last week 9/14-20/2015

    3 Things I learned last week 9/14-20/2015

    As I reflect over last weeks experiences and learning opportunities here is what I remember most. Be spontaneous:  Those of you who know me well would not use the word spontaneous to describe me.  Nope, the word would be disciplined, routine, or something along those lines.  Nonetheless, at times, I do have a little bit […]

  • It’s your choice, which one will you choose?

    It’s your choice, which one will you choose?

    Who will you be today? If you woke up today you have a chance to be whatever you want.  These adjectives can either be positive or negative depending on the situation.  However, we need to be each of these if we want to accomplish our goals and desires.  Who will you be today? Be Relentless […]

  • 5 Things you can do to ensure you are fully present

    5 Things you can do to ensure you are fully present

    This is something that is on my mind today and at times it is something I struggle with as well.  How can we be more present?  Fully present with our minds, attention, body language, eye contact, etc. when we are with other people? According to Wikipedia here is a link on some of the research […]

  • What happens if I only achieve 50% of it?

    What happens if I only achieve 50% of it?

    Several years ago I was listening to Dave Ramsey on the radio and he was talking about the one time he ran a marathon (26.2 miles) and how it about killed him and it was his first and last marathon. He tells the story much better than I do, but it makes my point. He […]

  • 3 Things I learned from last week… 9/7-13/2015

    3 Things I learned from last week… 9/7-13/2015

    I had a great week spending time with some very smart and influential people.  Here are just a few of my takeaways. Quit thinking about loss and focus on gains:  At times I am really good at doing both of these.  I can see an opportunity and the gains in some things and I have […]

  • 3 must haves for leadership, do you have them?

    3 must haves for leadership, do you have them?

    I am sure all of us could come up with an exhaustive list of our own thoughts on what qualities a leader must possess and demonstrate to lead people effectively.  A simple google search of “qualities a leader must have” only returns about 60 million searchable links.  So we know there are lots of opinions […]

  • 3 Things I learned last week 8/31-9/6/2015

    3 Things I learned last week 8/31-9/6/2015

    I had a great week last week.  Like always, as I played back the game tapes from the week before, here are a few of the things I learned and learned again in many ways. Getting caught up in thinking about something instead of just doing it: If I were to look back over all the […]