Category Archives: leadership

How do you motivate people? My response is always the same.

I meet with a lot of people in my business.  As a trainer and expert in the area of leadership, training, and motivating. I get asked quite often how do I get people motivated to want to work hard?  The … Continue reading

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What my Dad taught me, and the two-years since his death

It was two years ago today that my Dad passed away.  It was unexpected and all unfolded within a few hours.  It was devastating. This morning on my run.  I was thinking about my Dad and what I said about … Continue reading

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What I was thinking four years ago… and a few lessons to remember

This morning, I did something that I don’t do nearly as often as I should. I pulled out my journals from four years ago. I am trying to make this a habit, but it is something that I just don’t … Continue reading

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Just admit it, You are wrong

Dale Carnegie and Associates recently conducted a global survey of 3,300 full-time employees across the globe.  The research was centered around leadership and the impact leadership has on the employees motivation to work and to stay with the company. One … Continue reading

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5 Signs Your Company is about to fail

Many companies have a huge problem right now. Some realize they have this problem, while others are clueless. They are trying to fix symptoms of the problems instead of the problem itself. You can read poll after poll about the … Continue reading

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8 Curable diseases that exist “IN” your company

The word disease in humans often refers to any condition that causes pain, dysfunction, distress, or social problems. It can also be used to reference injuries, disabilities, syndromes, and disorders. Diseases are usually diagnosed through tests because a person has … Continue reading

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Are you overpaid or underpaid?

Question for you:  Are you overpaid or are you underpaid?  Be honest with yourself here.  Now why did you choose overpaid or underpaid? What are you basing your answer off of? Let me ask you this.  Did you consider the … Continue reading

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A leadership lesson from a Gangster and a stripper

I have to admit I am still obsessed with watching the Soprano’s.  The show has technically been off for almost a decade now.  I have watched each episode I can’t tell you how many times, lets just say it is … Continue reading

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7 must haves at work according to employees

According to Gallup, PEW, and based off our own internal research at Dale Carnegie training, the current workforce has a serious disengagement problem.  According to the research it states that only 30% or so of the workforce is fully engaged. … Continue reading

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Why does change have to suck?

If you have read my blog very much you know that I am a huge Jack Welch fan.  Read here and >  Jack Welch to learn more about Jack and his philosophies. In Jacks first year as CEO of General Electric he … Continue reading

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