7 Tips to Keep Your Home Office from Being a Hamster Wheel!

7 Tips to Keep Your Home Office from Being a Hamster Wheel!(3 Minute Read) 1. Chase Your DreamWhen you were working at home, the line between work, family and play can be blurred. To keep this from happening, surround yourself with items that remind you why you are doing what you are doing. Keep your […]

Why Entrepreneurs Must Act with Less Fear and Hesitation

Why Entrepreneurs Must Act with Less Fear and Hesitation(And, how to do it)(3 Minute Read) Millions of people have made the decision to be entrepreneurs, and millions more will follow. One thing that many of them have in common is preparing for the unknown. What nobody tells someone who decides to become self-employed is that […]

Thoughts on Learning, Listening & Innovating

Thoughts on Learning, Listening & Innovating(5 Minute Read) There are no bad ideas. Once you can accept that simple phrase, you will be open to anything that comes in your direction. When we pre-judge the things that we hear, or we listen to the skeptical opinions of others, we are no longer allowing our minds […]

Thoughts for Closing the Deal

Thoughts for Closing the Deal(5 Minute Read) You walk out the door thanking the potential client for their time tell them that you will stop back in later in the year to review their needs. You leave upbeat and happy, but you did not get the deal.You poured your heart and soul into the close, […]

Aristotle in the Boardroom

Aristotle in the Boardroom(7 Minute Read) As the sales team takes their seats in the boardroom, CEO, A.C. Tosser, rises from his seat and begins to address the staff. Tosser begins by explaining how the next level of sales will positively affect the commissions and bonuses for the people in the room. He chides Mary, […]

Rebuilding Your Business Following the Coronavirus Aftermath and Beyond

Rebuilding Your Business Following the Coronavirus Aftermath and Beyond(3 Minute Read) Millions of businesses around the country have been forced to close their doors temporarily amid the coronavirus pandemic. Many of the business owners and managers can use this time to determine the next move they will take when they get the green light that […]

Quick Predictions of The Future During the Pandemic

Quick Predictions of The Future During the Pandemic(2 Minute Read) Some of my CEO clients and their managers are more committed to making sure that their teams understand their importance, and how they fit into the big picture of the company. By reassuring their employees that they are valuable assets in the company’s unifying vision, […]

Managing the Irate Customer

Managing the Irate Customer(5 Minute Read) While sitting in the lobby of one of my favorite hotels, where I always know the service is excellent, I heard a guest checking in and vociferously complaining about his delayed flights and his immediate hunger. I watched as his temper drew a tear from the clerk’s eye. She […]

Lessons for Your Business for Today and Beyond

Lessons for Your Business for Today and BeyondThe Pandemic Unifying Vision(7 Minute Read) We are dealing with many issues as a result of this pandemic. Many businesses are having serious problems. There have been government shutdowns, people working from home when they normally worked in an office and having your business team spread out because […]

Improved Communication with a Unifying Vision

Improved Communication with a Unifying Vision(4 Minute Read) When everyone is on the same page, communication becomes a natural and easy process. The main elements in creating a Unifying Vision, is a goal to which everyone can commit themselves. When people can believe in the goal, have been given roles where they know that they […]