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It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, World!

The Cheshire Cat says in Alice in Wonderland, “We are Mad Here”. Sometimes over the last few months we have all felt a bit mad, odd, weird and unsettled as our sense of normalcy vaporized. We can equate ‘being mad’ to being upset, feeling negative and even a bit zany in the f…

Why, WHY is the Meaning of Life.

A heady question to be sure. The meaning of life is not universal. It is going to be very different for every human being. Why is there no one answer for everyone? Where do we find the answers if they exist? How do we define our Why? You have to look within. Simon Sinek wrote […]

You’ve Got to Have Fun!

“I view my life as a journey to be enjoyed and appreciated and I create an atmosphere of fun and happiness so all around me enjoy it as well.” The tenth “Point of Culture” at ActionCOACH is fun. As a global organization, fun is part of every event, every meeting and our daily work lives […]

Never Give Up. NEVER. NEVER. NEVER.

Winston Churchill uttered theses immortal words, “Never give up. Never. Never. Never” in 1941 as Britain faced down the threats of an overwhelming enemy during World War II. He gave his country a rallying cry and instilled them hope in the mist of very dire circumstances. Perseverance is somethi…

Failure is a Powerful Tool for Success

“Mistakes, miscalculations, missteps…each is a learning opportunity. The past is just training. Failure just informs your future” (Haden, 2020) In a recent article on Inc.com by Jeff Haden details a study which illustrates how valuable learning from mistakes or failures is a catalyst for c…

Learn It. Do It. Nail It.

Wouldn’t it be great if we learned something and immediately were good at it? Take one piano lesson and you could play Mozart or Beethoven. Take a drafting class and be able to design an architectural masterpiece. Learn to skate and become an NHL superstar… If it were that easy, everyone would b…

A Setback is a Setup for a Comeback

The frustration of the COVID Pandemic is now evolving. Some states have seen a steady trajectory toward reopening. Some businesses are seeing a bit of normalization in their operations happening. But most of the country is experiencing a bit of roller coaster ride as infection numbers ebb and rise a…

Testing and Measuring for better results

4 Way to Build Business Success: Part Four Testing & Measuring

In this four-part series we have explored strategies to maximize People and Education; Delivery and Distribution, Systems and Technology to grow your business results. What could possibly be left? Doesn’t it feel like you have all the areas covered? Not quite. If you have implemented systematic pr…

4 ways to improve business results

4 Way to Build Business Success: Part Three Systems & Technology

Now you have the team performing and they are delivering at a high level, with a stabilized distribution process, it’s time to systematize the management of the Business and leverage technology to move your business further The third part of this four-part series will focus on systematizing your o…

4 Way to Build Business Success: Part Two Delivery and Distribution

The second of our four-part series on how to build your business success explores delivery and distribution processes and systems within your organization. This series is design to provide practical and easy to implement solutions for long-term profit building. After focusing on ways to develop your…