Category: Entrepreneurship

Managers – What Will You Be on Halloween?

This evening is Halloween; celebrated in many different ways. Of the many best loved traditions in America, the donning of costumes is at the top of the list. Many, many… Read more »

Beating Procrastination at Its Own Game – and Ways to Thrive

People often ask me about ways to beat procrastination. I usually say “I’ll get back to you.” Just kidding. Everyone procrastinates sometimes, but 20 percent of people chronically avoid difficult… Read more »

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Finding Purpose: Know Your Swim Lane

Competitive swimmers must stay in a prescribed lane during the race. It’s actually a violation to get out of your lane. Business professionals occasionally have a hard time defining their… Read more »

The Millennial Mindset Is Nothing New

As some of you know, I run a contrarian view of the widespread concern for millennials in the workplace. Time and time again I find workshops and speakers touting their… Read more »

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Leaders: Making the Best of Change Management

Though first recognized as a management discipline in the 60’s, change management (CM) is a discipline that rose in prominence in the 90s. I share a bitter-sweet experience with formal… Read more »

Are You Leading on Purpose?

Managers, leaders, and business owners come to work everyday with a wide variety of mindsets. Sometimes the focus is on the next big problem or maybe it is about the next… Read more »

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Change by Choice or by Chance

As I look back on my career, the major milestones are combinations of things done by choice and some by chance. I would like to claim I had made all… Read more »

3 Simple Ideas for Better Relationships

A good friend in the banking sector uses a simple mantra for doing business. When he meets a potential lead, he actually shuns the business at first. He tells the… Read more »

Management Endurance: Do You Sprint or Do You Pace?

Being a manager is a test of endurance. Much like running a marathon, there is a need to pace your effort to make it to the finish. How in the… Read more »

5 Ways to Avoid Convenient Excuses

As we go through this life, things happen to us and around us. Often there is a call to accountability. Sometimes that call is obvious and loud, for example when… Read more »