Month: October 2017

  • Accountability? You don’t want none.

    Accountability? You don’t want none.

    Earlier this week I sat down with someone who I have been doing some coaching with.  They don’t have an actual contract with me, but they come to me for a little coaching from time to time.  This person, like a lot of people, had these big aspirations on January 1 earlier this year.  Like […]

  • Charms Blow Pops and Dum-Dums suckers

    Charms Blow Pops and Dum-Dums suckers

    I am not sure how big Charms Blow Pops are in todays culture, but when I was a kid they were the best suckers you could buy.  They were two treats in one.  You got the hard candy part, just like all suckers, and then you got the gum in the middle.  Now, let’s be […]

  • The biggest myth we all tell ourselves

    The biggest myth we all tell ourselves

    In a far, far, place…way off into the future.  It could be six months, one year, three years, or ten years.  This future place, it is pretty magical. We have less stress in our lives.  We have more time to do the things we want to do.  The kids are more self-sufficient.  Work is demanding […]

  • The one thing sales people must sell, but very rarely do.

    Everybody wants a guarantee that it will work.  You do, I do, and so does everyone else. Is this even realistic though?  Absolutely not. We all have to take a chance and jump in on whatever it is.  You have to buy the new car.  Upgrade the cell phone.  Upgrade the software.  Purchase the product. […]

  • Quit only managing time and start managing this instead

    Quit only managing time and start managing this instead

    I don’t know about you, but the older I get the more I realize I don’t have the same energy as I used to have.  We all have been a teenager before.  This is a time where you can stay up all night, get fours hours of rest, and be ready to go the next […]

  • Why some training programs work and others don’t

    Why some training programs work and others don’t

    Last week, I was kicking off the second, of at least four twelve week leadership training courses that I will be delivering for a client of mine.   This client has 3,100 or so employees and produces a very needed product. One of the most senior leaders in the organization who oversees the manufacturing operations […]