06
OCT
2017

Just Pick One

In the 1920’s, Henry Ford told the car-buying consumer they could have any color car they wanted as long as it was black. By 1926, he sold 15,000,000 Model T’s and half of them were identical. Most business leaders at that time drove to work in the same kind of car,...
08
SEP
2017

I Have Failed Over & Over

At the end of Michael Jordan’s championship career with the Chicago Bulls, Nike created a 30-second commercial called “Failure”…and it had nothing to do with shoes. It began by showing Jordan exiting his car under the United Center and entering an empty...
07
JUL
2017

Be Bolder Today!

Every day you have the opportunity to take risks and demonstrate your willingness to act with confidence, courage and love as you strive to have a positive impact on your co-workers, clients, family and friends. In fact, your success and well-being depend on your ability to...
01
JUN
2017

Family. Business. Success! – Part 2

Family is defined differently today than it was when the baby boomers grew up watching Father Knows Best. However, no matter how much the definition of family has changed over the years, at least one thing remains the same. Human beings want and need to be part of a loving...
19
MAY
2017

Family. Business. Success! – Part 1

What would happen if you ran your family like a successful business and your business like a successful family? I believe both would benefit. This week I’ll share some thoughts on applying business practices at home, and next week I’ll offer some ideas on bringing...
05
MAY
2017

Do It Now…Sometimes Later Becomes Too Late

What have you been meaning to do this year but keep putting off? Are you overdue for a visit to the doctor? Is there an old friend or client you’ve been meaning to take to lunch? Do you have a personal or professional goal that’s important to you but you’re not...
21
APR
2017

Ask & Receive

If you ask someone a question, you will receive a response. We have all been taught from an early age to answer questions. Unfortunately, we have not been taught how to ask the right questions at the right time. As a result, most of our conversations are like stones skipping...
27
JAN
2017

Be The One To Be Generous

Generosity is contagious and it creates a positive ripple that brings out the best in everyone. Even small acts of generosity, like holding the door for people behind you and inviting someone in a hurry to go first when you’re waiting in line, have a positive impact on the...
16
JAN
2017

Tell Them About The Dream

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He’s regarded as one of the world’s greatest non-violent civil rights leaders. His voice and vision are still an inspiration to leaders of all ages. His most famous speech was given on August 28, 1963 to about 225,000 people...
13
JAN
2017

Keep Moving Forward

Over 96 million adults made New Year’s Resolutions for 2017. Those individuals vowed to start or stop doing something that would have a positive impact on their health, happiness or character. As a result, during the first two weeks in January, health clubs were filled to...