The Enthusiasm Challenge

Have you ever met someone who was just SO smart you think to yourself: there's no way they can't be successful. Smart people are successful right? Maybe, maybe not. I've come across some very smart people in my time - geniuses even. Calvin Coolidge reminds us, however, that "unrewarded genius is almost a proverb." Then again, … Continue reading The Enthusiasm Challenge

Understand Motivations: 9 Key Words to Get You Anywhere

The key to getting anything done in business or otherwise is first understanding someone's motivations. When dealing with any personality type - whether you feel you can develop a great rapport with someone (which I almost always feel I can) or not - there are nine magical key words that will help you get nearly … Continue reading Understand Motivations: 9 Key Words to Get You Anywhere

Vision in Leadership: 7 Questions Every Leader Should Be Thinking About

"A leader's job is to look into the future and see the organization - not as it is - but as it should be." - Jack Welch Vision is everything in leadership. As cliché as that might sound, it has all the truth in the world in it. Your job as the leader in your … Continue reading Vision in Leadership: 7 Questions Every Leader Should Be Thinking About