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9:58 am

Emulate the Key Traits of Your Favorite Boss or Coach

I just got done reading a marvelous blog post from a friend of mine, Danita Bye. This outgoing Finn regularly inspires me with her concepts on sales development and leadership.

The post mentioned above talks about a boss/coach/mentor she had when she went to college and how this person's commitment to service has impacted her for 35 years.

I ask of many people this question. "Who is your favorite boss, coach, teacher and mentor? What did they do with you that makes them your favorite?"Read More


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1:19 pm

How Inattentional blindness affects your strategic and tactical decision making

The National Geographic Channel is presenting a series of episodes called Brain Games in which they discuss various aspects of how the brain works and how it doesn't work the way you think it does or expect it to do. My sons and I are watching it and enjoying it immensely.Read More


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9:37 am

Basketball, Seth Godin and Employee Management

In a previous blog, I mentioned that I coach my son in 5th grade traveling basketball. This last weekend was the final tournament of the season – the State Tournament. I put us in a bracket that would challenge us and allow us to see what we could be. To make a long story short, the boys were marvelous!Read More


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6:27 pm

5 steps to walk with Fear, not letting it freeze you and your career

I coach my youngest son, a fifth grader, in traveling basketball. The team is enjoying themselves, are learning and growing nicely. A couple of weeks ago, we won our first tournament and had the chance this last weekend to win another, although I'm more focused on developing the capabilities of each of my players.Read More


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10:40 am

What would you learn by being a lion, ants or a squirrel – just for a day?

I often wonder about the intelligence of the human race. There’s a commercial playing now for a minivan that shows people using the wrong car to haul various items. We go through life thinking we are so evolved, but we do things that are so unintelligent.Read More


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