3 Questions that Drive Innovation

Innovation is the “process of improvement by transforming a future vision into today’s reality”. A great example is what Apple did with ear phones with the roll out of the iPhone 7. The iPhone 7’s most controversial innovation was the wireless headphones known as AirPods.  It became controversial when Apple announced this particular innovation called […]


3 Keys to Creating an Aligned Organization

You’re the leader of a strong team. You have a great idea. It’s backed by a bold vision. But are those things enough for your team to reach their true potential?  For YOU to reach your true potential? Unfortunately, the answer is no.  There is another critical component:  alignment. No matter how great the idea […]


Becoming a Trusted Advisor – 6 Principles to Master

What is a Trusted Advisor? A trusted advisor is one who has the ability to identify, understand and anticipate a client’s most important needs and their unique situation and most importantly deliver problem-solving capabilities that create peace of mind. Becoming a Trusted Advisor Becoming a Trusted Advisor isn’t an overnight process. There are many pieces […]


5 Factors that Cause Others to Listen

I spent the last several days at the National Speakers Association (NSA) Influence 2017 Annual Conference.  I met, networked, and strategized with some great thought leaders who are making a significant impact on a global scale. One thing this experience confirmed for me is that the size of your influence is in direct proportion to […]