Are You Respected?

Are You Respected?

Every salesperson is taught that people buy from those whom they know, like and trust. The same is true for leadership. Leaders must “sell” their vision to stakeholders and followers to gain buy-in (even that word shows the relationship to sales) or risk failure and high turnover. But there is something else. Something critical that…

Allow the FLOW: 7 Steps to Peace and Prosperity!

Allow the FLOW: 7 Steps to Peace and Prosperity!

Now is a great time to align yourself and your business with a plan for prosperity. Many people go about this by pushing harder and working longer. Although this approach can yield near-term results, it can be exhausting and is unsustainable in the long term. I know this firsthand. Instead, allow the “flow” and take…

Do You Really Need a Strategy?

Do You Really Need a Strategy?

Do you really need a strategy to achieve your goals? I’ve pondered this question throughout my career as I struggled to manage my own drive for achievement. Being a bit of a Type-A perfectionist, my default answer was always a solid “of course!” Over the years, I’ve mellowed and even explored just “going with the…

3 Steps to High Impact Leadership: See it. Be it. Do it.

3 Steps to High Impact Leadership: See it. Be it. Do it.

High impact leadership is leadership that achieves goals with the least amount of effort. It’s the nexus of a clear vision, positive energy, and appropriate action. After working with hundreds of entrepreneurs and executives, I’ve found that the most successful professionals distill this process down to three steps. You can see it in action at…

Fight for What You Want!

Fight for What You Want!

In business and life, sometimes you have to fight for what you want. You must declare what you want and go after it with vigor. This is especially true for growing a business and in pursuing your dreams. You must be the champion of your own success. But who are you really fighting? After working…