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8:30 am

Why Don't We Lead Employees to be What We Hope our Children Become?

I'll be letting go of my first son on Saturday as he goes to college. I am filled with anxiety as well as great hope.

I've talked with my son about what I hope he discovers in college - himself, a good path for the future, happiness, the spark and fire that will allow him to be open to the possibilities of life.Read More


10:33 am

Finding and Nurturing the Nuances and Mutations are Key to (R)evolutionary Results

Do you know how to use Excel? Do you have social media marketing experience? Have you been doing sales for 5 or more years in a particular industry?

How many people with your kind of experience and credentials are there like you? Do they have similar training and can they do 90-95% of the things you can? 

What separates the ordinary from the good and the great? Tasks completed vs. success gained?Read More


4:08 pm

A Mindset not Focused on Results Will Make You - and Your Organization - Successful

A recent article on CNBC.com discusses how focusing not on results, but on the components (the process) you can control that lead to results, will bring success in the short and the long-term. It centers on sports, but it applies anywhere.Read More


12:56 pm

Coaches and Leaders - Developing tactical skills in your team is not the way to go

The long-term success of a team, whether in sport or in any organization, IS NOT dependent on the tactical skills and capabilities of those that make up the team. It may seem as though the ability of team members to shoot a ball, handle social media or execute on Customer-Centric Selling brings the success, but that's an illusion.

There's a deeper level where that fuels skills at various tasks and drives development of new skills; that's the place where coaches and leaders need to focus time and energies building.Read More


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