Go Away!
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Go Away!

It’s amazing to me how many business owners I have to order to take a vacation. And when I do, I’m usually met with this sort of reply: “But I’ve got too much work! It will just come back to bite me when I get back anyway … it’s not worth it!”  Believe me, I…

Oh! My Business!
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Oh! My Business!

We all have vision. And sometimes, because of one reason or another, we are forced to change that vision. Take Marcia Brady, for example. She was looking forward to going on a date with Doug (big man on campus) but he broke their date when something suddenly came up (her ugly, bruised nose). But, as it turned out, Doug wasn’t…

Ask, And You Shall Receive
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Ask, And You Shall Receive

Accountability. It sounds bad, doesn’t it? It reminds me of exams, report cards and getting called to the carpet. Terrible! But getting an award, promotion or testimonial are also forms of accountability. Those aren’t bad! Accountability is the measurement of your skills and outcomes against an objective standard with actionable next steps for improvement. The…

Going Pro
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Going Pro

Many of you have just watched the Super Bowl, one of the most popular sporting events in America and around the world. It pits top teams with extraordinary athletes against one another in an epic match-up of strength against strength. In Sunday night’s game, player after player said their whole season came down to that…