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Nobody’s perfect, right?  Yep, nobody.  But when you’ve had a week like United had last week, you have to take a good long look in the mirror and decide what you really stand for…as a company.  In today’s reality of...
If you are a leader:  A CEO, a CMO, a CFO, if you manage employees of any sort, if you coach a baseball team, if you lead a food pantry, whatever it is, I have some news for you:  Everyone...
When I first started my own business, my first inclination was to go after every industry you could possibly think of.  Why?  Because I had done it for 17 years when I was with a large firm.  My initial thought...
We all know one.  That person who is negative no matter what happens.  She gets a 20% raise and still thinks she was robbed.  He gets a promotion and finds something wrong with the announcement about it.  She never gives...
As we look to the new year in business, we often feel like we are already working at our max, especially during times when we are trying to balance heavier personal obligations along with our intense workloads.  We all know...
Ever wonder why your brilliant friend, who is a business owner, seems to run and run and never get anywhere? Week after week you see her get defeated, deflated and ultimately depressed that her business is not in growth mode....
  One of the things I have learned over my career is the importance of learning agility.  You can always learn something from any book you read, seminar you attend or experience you have.  Even things that may not appear...
That’s right, if you want to be a great leader, you need to be an entrepreneur.  Now I don’t mean that you need to quit your job tomorrow and start a business in your basement in order to find the...
When I meet with clients, potential clients and colleagues every week, I say this sentence at least half a dozen times:  It is easier to run a million dollar company than it is to run a $50,000 company.  To run...
I’ve been doing a lot of meetings and events lately, ones where I am the host.  And I’ve noticed that lots of people cancel last minute, or just don’t show up.  I’m talking about PROFESSIONAL people, people who ARE their...