Critical Steps To Convert Ideas Into Action

The present is a wonderful age in which new discoveries are happening all the time and the sheer quantity of new ideas being developed is mind boggling. However, as we’ve moved into this time of innovation many companies have lost touch with the critical advantage that companies just 50 years ago possessed. These companies were limited through lack of technology and …

Avoid Perfection – Embrace Excellence

When you’re passionate about something, you want it to be all it can be. But in the endgame of life, I fundamentally believe the key to happiness is letting go of that idea of perfection. ~Debra Messing To strive for perfection is at best an unrealistic goal or at worst a convenient excuse for avoidance. Honestly, is perfection even possible? …

Be An Effective Leader – Question Your Beliefs

All of our actions flow from what we believe. Being unaware of these beliefs and how they can derail our emotions, thoughts, and actions, causing tremendous strife and difficulty. Let’s say you’ve noticed a member of your team has been in a bad mood lately, their work is suffering and you need to talk with them about the situation. If you believe the …

BEWARE: Your Strengths Can Become Your Weaknesses

You’re focused, dedicated, hardworking, motivated and inspirational. Your team respects the clear vision you’ve given and you lead by example. Goals are being met, growth is occurring, everyone is feeling a sense of satisfaction from their work. And then, as is inevitable, a challenge occurs. Your largest customer leaves, your best sales person retires, a recall is necessary…. The natural …

Improve Your Results – Overcome Resistance

Life happens. You’re running early for a meeting and decide to stop for a quick errand. You step out of the car, preoccupied with thoughts of your meeting, and shut the door – realizing seconds too late that your keys and phone are now locked inside.  The quick errand has now turned into a quick panic as you realize that …

Success is a Choice

I would venture to say that if you asked most people if they would like to be successful the answer would be yes. Yet if you asked those same people if they considered themselves successful the answer would be no… or not in this area or that area. Certainly success must be defined in terms of a goal – an achievement …