“Sometimes you have to wear the halo”

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The Boston Marathon took place yesterday, five years after the terrible terrorist bombing. It’s inspiring to see the city and the runners come back with so much enthusiasm, even in the relentless freezing rain). For one particular runner, Tim Don, the race meant even more. Tim is the world record holder for the Ironman triathlon, …

What Does Your Elephant Look Like?

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Many entrepreneurs and managers carry around an “elephant in the room” with them. The elephant, also known as a blind spot, is the big obstacle that is holding that person back from developing or excelling in their job. It’s also holding your company back from reaching its full potential. The key to forward progress is …

Mistakes that make you money!

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Chances are someone is making a mistake right now in your company, or some client is lodging a complaint or thinking about it. How does your company deal with these hiccups? Do you see them as setbacks, or as opportunities to learn? In the day-to-day, this sounds like a small topic, but it makes all …

How to eat your competition for breakfast.

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Culture is an oft used term to describe the behaviors and attitudes of an organization, and many companies are focused on building and improving their culture. In fact, I have gained many new clients with this goal. But to what end? How do you know if your culture needs improvement? To find out, you simply …