Dream Big

“Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso The dictionary definition of realism is “the attitude or practice of accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it [...]


Real Leaders

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs Innovation is a popular topic.  If I Google innovation I get somewhere north of 3 billion hits.  I get links to webinars [...]


Look Ahead

“Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.” – Theodore Roosevelt “If only I had known,” is one of the saddest phrases in the English language. It’s not just sad because it’s usually said after [...]


Face Forward

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” – C.S. Lewis I have a lot of conversations with a lot of leaders, and sometimes it’s easy to [...]


The Most Important Thing You Can Do In 2019

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee I spend my time helping businesses and business leaders be successful. It’s an extraordinarily challenging and [...]


Is The New Year Really New?

“Vision without action is dreaming, action without vision is passing the time, while visions with action can change the world.” – Joel Barker As each year winds down, we always hear about New [...]


What Will 2019’s Change Look Like?

“We are either progressing or retrograding all the while; there is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life.” – James Freeman Clarke Every year about this time we see published one list [...]


Make Time for What Matters

“If your vision is for a year, plant wheat. If your vision is for ten years, plant trees. If your vision is for a lifetime, plant people.” – Chinese Proverb Every time I read that quote I like it [...]


Paint Your Canvas

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” – Wayne W. Dyer As I’ve mentioned before in this space, one of the most important (and often overlooked) aspects to success [...]


Back to Basics

“We know what we are, but we know not what we may be.” – William Shakespeare There are a lot of fun, complex, mysterious things that go into leading an organization to sustained success. We’ll [...]