June 19th, 2017

The Myth of Being Busy

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This past week I got a call from a client. Before I could say a word upon answering my phone he said, “Sorry … Continue reading

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November 15th, 2016

The Power of One Simple Choice

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There are some lessons we learn in life that stick with us forever, while others require constant reminders. For me, one of those lessons … Continue reading

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April 19th, 2016

Why Failure May Be More Valuable Than Success

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The morning after a sixteen hour drive from Illinois, my father-in law walked into my office and asked, “Do we learn more from our … Continue reading

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April 12th, 2016

Share the Vision: Employees Can’t Embrace What They Can’t See

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Some people are wonderful with details. They can take an incredible vision, break it down into bite-sized pieces, and … Continue reading

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April 5th, 2016

How to Build Accountability to Avoid the Hall of Blame

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Listen. Can you hear it? There is someone around you not taking the blame for something in their life. In fact, you hear it everywhere you go. The … Continue reading

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March 31st, 2016

Five Areas of Focus That Will Lead to a More Balanced Life

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Seven days in a week. It’s one of the few things we all have in common. From there, we all head in different directions regarding … Continue reading

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March 22nd, 2016

Good Will Always Outnumber the Bad

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The bombings in Brussels today served as another reminder of the evil in this world. Any time some pathetic and spiritless coward … Continue reading

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March 15th, 2016

The High Price of Negative Motivation

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I was standing to the left of the stage in a very large ballroom preparing to speak to a group of 300 construction supervisors. I was … Continue reading

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March 8th, 2016

How to Stand Out When Screwing Things Up

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Irish novelist James Joyce once wrote, “A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.” Some days I feel I’ve spent a little too much time … Continue reading

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March 3rd, 2016

How Strong Leaders Go In Like a Lion and Out Like a Lion

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“March comes in a like a lion, and out like a lamb.” I remember in my early years hearing those words from a teacher trying to … Continue reading

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