The 2012 London Olympics that start this week bring up several questions of interest to business executives. What do these talented athletes do to be so successful, to win those medals? What tools and strategies do they use? How can this be applied to being a success as a business leader or in whatever life area you choose?
In last week’s post, reflecting on what I was hearing at the National Speakers Association’s annual convention, I reminded you that knowing what to do and doing it will never guarantee you will be as successful as the one telling you what to do. In fact, you might not be successful at all. The simple reason for this... Read More ➝
Have you ever had a project or goal that you were really committed to turning out a certain way and then it didn’t? Did this lead to upset, disappointment and frustration?
Are you open to a more peaceful alternative? Let’s explore a leadership strategy that will support you and your team to achieve your your goals while remaining calm... Read More ➝
Here I am at the annual meeting of the National Speakers Association in Indianapolis, IN, networking with, listening to and learning from my fellow professional speakers. The sharing has been awesome and I could spend pages talking about some of the ideas that have been presented. But here’s one that gets to the heart of the matter if... Read More ➝
Are you waiting for things to be “perfect” before you take action on a particular project or decision you are contemplating? Stop waiting and get into ACTION NOW.
Most successful people are highly action-oriented. They often have a low tolerance for excessive planning and talking about things. They want to “just do it – now”. Planning, organizing and analyzing... Read More ➝
Just about a month ago, after watching the LA Kings win the Stanley Cup, I wrote a piece on lessons to be learned about teamwork from the world of sports. This week, after being glued to my TV for 8 days watching the Tour de France, it’s time to go that route again. By the way, whether you’re... Read More ➝
Tomorrow is Independence Day in the USA, a day to celebrate our freedom. But does everyone in the USA, or even in the world, experience freedom? Freedom from worry, freedom from fear, freedom to do whatever they want to do, whenever they want to do it, and with whomever they want to do it with? Not likely. And,... Read More ➝