Leadership Quote: Be Like Water..

February 23, 2014 at 5:00 am

                This month’s leadership quote: “Don’t get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.” -Bruce Lee When I read this quote at my Vistage Key Executive meeting this month, we had a lively conversation about “what does it mean to […]

The Queen (Or King) Of Denial

February 16, 2014 at 5:00 am

There is a country music song entitled Cleopatra, Queen of Denial, recorded in 1993 by Pam Tillis. While the lyrics talk about a love relationship gone wrong (are there any country songs that don’t?), the title stayed with me because it reminds me sometimes of what I see in business. […]

Laws Of Success: The Three Secrets…

February 9, 2014 at 5:00 am

Working with CEOs and senior executives as both a coach and advisory board chair, I have had the opportunity to observe both those that are successful and those with unrealized potential. While their businesses and their personality styles are all different, when I distill it down, those that succeed share […]

Delivery ALWAYS Matters…

February 2, 2014 at 5:00 am

When the stakes are high, we prepare. Whether it is a presentation to a large audience or a meeting with a key client or prospective client, we know we will be more successful if we prepare. What exactly does it mean “to prepare”? When aren’t the stakes high? When we […]