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Becoming a Better Small Business Speaker

You may not be a natural born speaker, but as a small business owner this skill is important. Therefore, let’s share several tricks of the trade for those of you hoping to improve. (more…)

Five Tips to Become a Better Listener

When we’re born we inherit certain skills. Namely, our five senses. Our ability to utilize these gifts is natural and fluent. Yet, to master them, we must be direct and specific in our focus. (more…)

Want to Be a Good Example?

Are you setting a good example for those around you? Maybe you’re not as good as you think you’re being. All the good intentions in the world mean nothing without action! (more…)

Cradle of Quarterbacks

One region in America has produced some of the greatest quarterbacks we have ever seen. What makes these men so special? What can we learn from them and their success? (more…)

Working With Small Spaces

If you’ve decided to work from home or just want an area for work stuff, you absolutely should set up a home office. But what about those of us that are pretty limited on space? (more…)

The Artistry of Work

A pipe dream of mine is to be an artist. Yet, I can’t draw, paint, or sculpt. I’m terrible at taking pictures. And I can’t sew. Nonetheless, I’ll use creativity any way I can. (more…)

Knowledge or Skill: Is One Better?

How often do you begin a task that you think you know how to complete, but find you don’t have the necessary tools to finish? Could it be that your knowledge and skill levels differ? (more…)

Getting Serious About Delegation

You can’t do it all. Repeat after me: “I cannot do everything myself.” We all know this, and yet it’s so hard to delegate. Why is this? And how do we change our ways? (more…)

The Biggest, Happiest Lie in Business

The English language, beautiful and complex in its own right, is chock full of maddening rules that open the door to multiple meanings, miscommunication and ultimately, purposeful misdirection. (more…)

You Can Be A World Class Mentor

Almost 25 years ago, I was assigned an employee to mentor for the very first time. I had no idea how to mentor someone, but proud and excited to be asked. I was also scared. (more…)

Shopping and Productivity

You don’t have to be a super shopper to achieve productivity, but the techniques found through coupon clipping and efficient shopping can also be seen and utilized when vying for work optimization. (more…)

Who Are The ‘Linksters’?

You could read a dozen articles on challenges that generations face or what’s wrong with the Millennials and how the Baby Boomers failed. What about the new kids on the scene? (more…)

Boost Office Morale With These Easy Tips

Many companies are starting to see how important it is to keep their employees happy. Trust is a key component in running a successful organization. What workplace changes do you want to see? (more…)

Larry Bird Leaves Behind A Legend

Former coach and basketball legend, Larry Bird, has decided to resign as of May 1st, 2017. What sort of legacy does he leave behind and what can we learn from his coaching techniques? (more…)

Tapping Into Emotional Intelligence

A week ago, my ten year-old son sparked a conversation at our dinner table that was not only profound, but quite surprising. And it all started because of a simple afternoon greeting. (more…)

The Pace of Success

Sometimes you need to sit back and evaluate your life. How are your stress levels? What are you doing to maximize on your skills and maintain your work/life balance? (more…)