Category Archives: People and Productivity

Why I believe in AA


While Attitude determines your trajectory, Action determines the speed. Put them together, and you get a sort of success torque. Continue reading

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Don’t Ditch It, Switch It!


When it comes to attitudes, most of us have a hard time staying on the positive side of the road. The number of days I started with a Norman Vincent Peale attitude that switched to Eeyore by 10 am are too many to count. What happened? Continue reading

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It’s not what I do, It’s what I do………. that counts.


How would you complete the following: “ It’s not what I do, it’s what I do for ______________ that counts.” Continue reading

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Take Your Own Advice


Coaching is best when the student discovers they had the answer all along. Call it coaching as sculpture. Continue reading

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Blow Up To Go Up!


Are you a linebacker or a balloonist? This question came to me listening to an audiobook while watching conference championship football…… Continue reading

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Driving Miss Entrepreneur


The key to giving up the wheel is realizing that you not only arrive sooner at your financial destination but you can also see a lot more from the back seat. Continue reading

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What I learned from Arnold Palmer


Arnold Palmer was part of my Dad’s big three. When I was a kid…. Continue reading

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The Big Rock in the Focus Jar


Given their “head on a swivel” world, what is the one metric they should always stay in touch with? Is it cash flow, market share, sales, or debt service coverage? My answer is simple,…… Continue reading

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Getting Back on the Podium


Now that the Olympics are over, what do you remember? For me…. Continue reading

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Touch Matters


Touches are not big things: a note, a quick text, a phone call. Yet they are really are THE BIG THING. In the end …. Continue reading

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