You’re a leader. You have a bold vision. You know that in order to make your vision a reality you need to get others on board. You know it takes teamwork to make the dream work. No one has ever achieved greatness on their own. Behind every great leader is a team that helped make […]
At Apple, Steve Jobs created a legacy of innovation and a culture that still helps Apple go further today. What’s your legacy? How are you intentionally building your culture and ensuring its sustainability?
One June morning a few years ago I boarded a flight from Dallas to Chicago. I remember how anxious I was to meet with my new boss, straight from Paris, France, for the first time. I was excited to meet him and share with him the great opportunities my sales team was pursuing and how […]
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 […]
How do you feel about the people you influence? Let’s back up a step. Do you know who you influence? It may not be something you’ve thought much about, but you DO influence people. They may be the people on your team or they could be customers you serve or suppliers you deal with. With […]
“Too often we judge other groups by their worst examples while judging ourselves by our best intentions.” ~ George W. Bush Read that one more time. Let it sink in. In 2016, after the horrible and unthinkable attack on Dallas Police Officers, the Former President used these words to help explain why we have […]
On June 3, 2017 Alex Honnold scaled the famous El Capitan. El Capitan is a vertical rock formation in Yosemite National Park. The granite monolith extends about 3,000 feet from base to summit and is considered one of the world’s most challenging climbs. What made Honnold’s ascent extraordinary is that he did it solo. He […]
What is your x-factor? It’s the set of unique strengths and abilities that set you – or your organization – apart. It’s the difference maker. Discover your x-factor with our step-by-step guide (and worksheet).
The Transforming Power of Cadence In 1961 Jean Nidetch had a big problem. She was a compulsive, closet eater and she was 72 pounds overweight. To make matters worse, she was frustrated, felt like she had hit rock bottom and felt like she was out of ideas. The diets she tried would help […]
Know Thyself ~ Inscribed at the temple wall at Delphi in Greece during the sixth century BC Can you imagine the insanity of taking a Ferrari off-road to a mudding competition? Or the lunacy of driving a Jeep in a road race? Each of these automobiles has unique strengths and distinct weaknesses. When put […]