Failure: not “if” but “when”

Failure: not “if” but “when”

The question, “What do I do if someone fails?” is totally delusional. Because everybody fails. Failure is not “if,” but “when.” Out of failure comes learning, growth and the next iteration. What if, instead of pretending failure...
Powerful news about change, in less than 100 words.

Powerful news about change, in less than 100 words.

Did you know you can change anything about you at any age, in any relationship or situation? The way you think, the language you speak, your leadership style, your politics or fitness level – it’s all up to you.  You can’t change anybody else,...
The truth about manipulative people at work

The truth about manipulative people at work

Picture this: Your colleague, Jerry, shows up 5 minutes late to the weekly staff meeting – again. He isn’t dragging his feet, but he isn’t in any hurry, either. Like always, he says he was on a very important call that simply couldn’t wait. He has a steaming cup...
Great Teams on Purpose – Mastermind!

Great Teams on Purpose – Mastermind!

Are your team members stuck on problems caused by their difference in age or experience? The Great Teams on Purpose Mastermind is for you! Who it’s right for: Leaders and directors of teams with a wide age spread – especially if you have been in your...
Fine doesn’t mean “fine”

Fine doesn’t mean “fine”

One of the most common preferences I’ve come to see in my years of working with business teams is describing a team with the word, “fine.” I have some bad news: when you say the word, “fine,” it doesn’t mean what you think it does. Here are just a few examples of...
Simple antidote to holiday stress

Simple antidote to holiday stress

Once, there was a farmer, who had enough of everything but not always much extra. She had been through many good times and many bad times, and was known for her reliability and thoughtful words. One day, a horse wandered onto her farm. It seemed content to stay there...
How to quickly disrupt damaging meeting behaviors

How to quickly disrupt damaging meeting behaviors

I believe strongly we all have two very specific rights regarding participating in meetings. The rights to: Expect that the group will stick to a meeting agenda; and Speak up when a meeting goes off-track. Why? Because time and relationships are our most precious...
Jumpstart Your Business!

Jumpstart Your Business!

Calling entrepreneurs! Do you want to: Become irresistible to your ideal clients Finally become comfortable with sales and selling Leverage the things that are working best for you Stop getting distracted by new things Take action and get results Work smarter while...