Category Archives: lessons learned

The biggest myth we all tell ourselves

In a far, far, place…way off into the future.  It could be six months, one year, three years, or ten years.  This future place, it is pretty magical. We have less stress in our lives.  We have more time to … Continue reading

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The training your company needs and who should actually provide it

After doing training and development for ten plus years, my experience tells me that most companies are not doing enough training in the areas where people need the training.  In many cases, they are spending more time on training people … Continue reading

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The 6 most important fundamentals great leaders demonstrate

Many people talk about the characteristics that leaders must have to be considered great leaders.  Words such as vision, character, empathy, charisma, outgoing, sympathetic, fair, ability to communicate, persuasive, etc. are just some the words most people use. I agree … Continue reading

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The number one reason you haven’t made any progress

For the last four or five years I have been involved in a lot of different businesses.  I started a business and I worked within a company.  Inside that company, I also had some other business ventures.  All of the … Continue reading

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The sh*t sandwich method leaders use and should stop, use this instead.

If you are like most leaders you are making your way in to work today and there is someone on your team that you need to give some hard feedback to at this very moment.  The chances are you have … Continue reading

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The one tool most leaders are missing from their toolbox

Most leaders are lying to their employees everyday.  Some of the them are doing deliberately, while others don’t even realize it.  And it all comes down to the fact that some.. Well, based off my observations…Most leaders… Aren’t willing to … Continue reading

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Thankfully, I was saved from myself, and here is how to do it

Unfortunately, we don’t get the luxury of benefiting or learning from something until we have actually fully committed to doing whatever it is we are pursuing. How often do you really get to try something out to see if it … Continue reading

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5 Ways to build Trust, Credibility, and Respect for yourself

Tomorrow I will be doing a presentation to a group of Young Professionals.  I will be speaking around the topic of Leadership; How to build Trust, Credibility and Respect. Obviously an interesting topic for this group of people.  Most of … Continue reading

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Three essentials to your success arsenal

There are many things that we can add to our tool box that can help us be even more successful than we are today.  However, many times, those things can come across cumbersome and may not even be realistic. I … Continue reading

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Some of the bad advice I have received along the way

I am sure it will come as to no surprise to you.  Especially, since you are reading this blog.  Is it just me or do you see this to?  The older I get, and yes, the wiser I am getting. … Continue reading

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