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Overcoming Fear – Everyone Needs a Little PLC

Yesterday, while coaching one of my executive clients, we began to speak about what it feels like to walk into a meeting that has an open agenda. The premise might be that it is a planning meeting, but without any other guidelines or framework there is a risk that the meeting will dive down into [...]

2017-12-01T19:12:24+00:00December 1st, 2017|business, daily life, fear|Comments Off on Overcoming Fear – Everyone Needs a Little PLC

A Must Read Sales Thriller!

I must admit that I never thought I would read a business book that I couldn’t put down. My reading style is very traditional in that I love to write notes in the margins and underline important points. Well, I knew after reading and highlighting the first few pages of Donal Daly’s latest book, Digital [...]

2017-11-02T14:34:20+00:00November 2nd, 2017|business|Comments Off on A Must Read Sales Thriller!

What Does it Take to Find Your Purpose?

It has been 10 months since joining the world of entrepreneurship, and I find myself sitting in my newly transformed home office in a place of reflection. I have spent over 25 years working in high tech sales and sales leadership. In those 25 years, I worked for some of the greatest brands in America: [...]

2019-09-28T18:25:23+00:00October 10th, 2017|business, fear, positive thinking|Comments Off on What Does it Take to Find Your Purpose?

Will the Real You Please Stand Up?

Tips for Delivering an Authentic Speech In the last thirty days, I had the pleasure of speaking at two corporate conferences. What I realized following these events is that I have truly found my passion and purpose. Years ago, when I started public speaking, I wouldn’t be able to sleep the night before. I would [...]

2017-08-23T15:56:40+00:00August 23rd, 2017|business, fear, Speaking, work|Comments Off on Will the Real You Please Stand Up?

Practice What You Preach

  Today was one of those days. I was awake early, as usual, and I felt my heart race with a subtle flutter of anxiety. Typically, this anxiety shows up on Monday morning when I am getting charged up for the week ahead. Yet today is Wednesday. I had to ask myself why. Upon quick [...]

2017-06-08T15:10:22+00:00June 8th, 2017|daily life, humanity, positive thinking|Comments Off on Practice What You Preach

The True Human Connection

  As I sit at my desk preparing for the presentation of a lifetime, I reflect on what I have done in the past to pull together an inspiring and memorable talk. The elements are consistent independent of the content you are creating. Today, I am writing what will be the opening monologue for my [...]

2017-05-23T21:19:06+00:00May 23rd, 2017|daily life, life, Speaking|Comments Off on The True Human Connection

Technology and the Human Connection – Revisited

Six months ago, I wrote an article about the power of human connection and how technology helps us stay connected. Since then, I have engaged in even more daily conversations about the importance, yet current lack, of human connection. The conversations range from discussions of customer engagement, employee-employer relations, and good old-fashioned personal relationships. Why [...]

2017-05-01T13:34:29+00:00May 1st, 2017|business, life|Comments Off on Technology and the Human Connection – Revisited

My Top 10 Career Tips

The Statistics In September of 2016, The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that: “The median number of years that wage and salary workers had been with their current employer was 4.2 years in January 2016, down from 4.6 years in January 2014.” What this means is that if your working life spans roughly 42 years, you [...]

2017-03-29T15:20:51+00:00March 29th, 2017|business, work|Comments Off on My Top 10 Career Tips
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