Learn to Experiment…

  Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions.All life is an experiment.The more experiments you make,the better- Ralph Waldo Emerson One of the most common complaints of today’s executives is this;The people they supervise hate to make changes though they are constantly being required to in this highly competitive business environment.The executives then…Read moreRead more

Explore Experience Audit…

  When was the last time you went to a supermarket and watched customers look at your product?when was the last time you were a mystery shopper for your own products or service? If managers would call their own customer services lines and have to wait forever,trapped in “voice mail jail” those truly committed to…Read moreRead more

Do You Know How Mentorship Works…?

  Mentorship works for two reasons. Certainly, the person being mentored gains from advice and counsel and even access to others via introductions, etc. But mostly, it works because the person with a mentor has a responsibility to stand up and actually get moving. The only way to repay your mentor is by showing the…Read moreRead more

Produce Something…

Words carry energy. Each word you say out loud or internally to yourself catalyzes a different response in your brain and therefore throughout your whole body.I always enjoy what happens when I increase the use of the word “Produce” If I want to move closer toward achieving my life’s goals today,I might start my morning…Read moreRead more

Enjoy Some Stage Fright…

If you get stage fright before a big call,or before a big presentation,what does it mean? Does it mean you are a weak person?Does it mean you are unprepared? Does it mean you are immature? No,it means none of those things. It means you are in a truly great profession.I mean who else gets stage…Read moreRead more

Where Else Would You Look…?

Comedian Jeff Fox was joking about phrases we all utter without thinking.I laughed out loud when he mentioned that people hunting for a lost item often absentmindedly announce,”I found it in the last place I looked” Well,of course you did!Once you come across it,why would you continue searching? I feel the same way when I”m…Read moreRead more

Where is the productivity gap..?

You’d think that with all the iPad productivity apps, smartphone productivity apps, productivity blogs and techniques and discussions… that we’d be more productive as a result. Are you more productive? How much more? I wonder how much productivity comes from new techniques, and how much comes from merely getting sick of non-productivity and deciding to…Read moreRead more

Is it a gift…??

Here are attributes many of us value in co-workers, bosses, employees, friends and vendors: Honest Punctual Curious Proactive Flexible Thoughtful Generous Fun Committed Respectful Organized Interested Creative Likable Positive you get the idea. These are things that turn someone from ordinary into a star. They are even attributes we now assign to our favorite brands,…Read moreRead more