Your Beliefs = Your Outcomes

“Man is made by his belief.  As he believes, so he is.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Here’s an obvious statement:  there are a lot of things in our lives and careers that we have absolutely no [...]


What Do You Look Like?

“Now is the time to be constructive, not destructive, and we’re just getting started.” – Tina Craig  As a leader, people are watching you.  You probably already know this, but sometimes it’s good [...]


What’s Your Response?

“Be a light, not a judge.  Be a model, not a critic.  Be part of the solution, not the problem.” – Stephen Covey It’s easy, especially in chaotic times like ours, to have a sour attitude about [...]


Great Expectations

“I thank you in advance for the great round of applause I’m about to get.” – Bo Diddley Over the past 12 months we’ve been very rudely reminded that there are a lot of things in the world that [...]


Starting New Once Again

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in.  A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” – Bill Vaughan Much to the relief of a lot of people, 2020 is gone.  However, [...]


What Are You Looking For?

“Most people see what they want to, or at least what they expect to.” – Martha Grimes Sometimes life is complicated, and sometimes we make it more complicated than it needs to be.  We’ve all been [...]


What Are You?

“We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle I don’t think I’ve ever been in a meeting where I heard somebody say, “You know, what I’d really [...]


You’re Driving the Car

“Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences.” – J.K. Rowling I’ve had the opportunity recently to visit with a number of leaders who are nearing the end [...]


Same Thing as Before

“Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The thoughts in my head today aren’t new. If you like you could go back and read this, and this, and this and [...]


Maybe the Problem is You

“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.” – Theodore Roosevelt There is no end to the list of things that business owners [...]

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