Feeling better?

How to face challenges head on and feel good about it. I discovered early in my life that maintaining a positive mental outlook is essential to success. All of us are confronted with challenges and problems on our way to our goals. If we want to consistently reach goals, we need to stay strong and

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Leadership: Part 3

Leadership is…Developing the Right Mindset People often talk about “leadership skills.” But as a leader, your mindset is more important than your skillset. You can be one of the most skilled people in the world but if your mind is not right you will never be more than a yo-yo in the world of leadership.

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Leadership: Part 2

Leadership is…Exact Example.  The three rules of being a leader are example, example, example. In that order.  So many people want to be leaders but they don’t want to do the same things that they ask others to do. They aren’t willing to pay the price. We’ve all met the person who says, “I need

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New Years Message

How exciting to be at the beginning of a new year—twelve new unused months lie ahead. A new year where anything can happen and everything is possible! Evaluate and act. The beginning of a new year has always been an important time for me. I try to do an evaluation of the past year’s performance in

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Leadership: Part 1

Leadership is…Studying Successful Patterns.  The opening sentence to Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina reads, “All happy families are alike. Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” I’ve met a lot of very different happy families, and I have to agree—each happy family is successful in exactly the same way. They’ve learned to treat each other

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Just Move

Choose the destiny that will make your dreams come true. Nearly sixteen years ago—in January 2001—I headed deep into the Rocky Mountains to ride snowmobiles with a friend and business colleague. After riding for only a few short hours, my snowmobile broke through some ice. Shortly after, my colleague’s snowmobile had a mechanical problem. We

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You are the Solution

I am the only problem I will ever have and I am the only solution. I’m resuming my blogging efforts during the second half of 2016. It’s been hard for me to pull away from other activities but I really enjoy the process of committing ideas to paper and bringing them to life through discussion. 

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