In Which Grade Did We Become Poor Business Writers? The Answer May Surprise You

Third grade. The second we learned about the five-paragraph essay, our academic writing improved, but our business writing suffered. When we started writing in the first and second grades, we got right to the point. “My name is Charlie.” “I like to play sports.” “The dog is fast.” When we learned how to write [...]

By | 2017-08-29T11:30:00+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Powering Up

Power is good.  Greed is bad.  A quote that Henry Kissinger states it best “Power is not the ultimate aphrodisiac.” Every human being since the dawn of time has craved power.  Granted, the amount of power the billions of people have craved is all different.  We have all craved to have the power to [...]

By | 2017-08-29T11:34:16+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The Business Leaderboard: Key Statistics Athletes Teach Us About Business

We have heard “them” say hundreds of times that participating in youth and college athletics prepares us for careers in business. Growing up, intuitively I understood that the lessons of teamwork, leadership, and community I learned from sports would translate into my professional life, and it continues to become more apparent. Through our work [...]

By | 2017-08-29T11:38:14+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Make 100 New Connections in Under 100 Minutes

Every motivated leader, sales professional, or individual who wants to broaden their network must master the ability to meet more people and make more connections. Thanks to social media, making connections has never been easier. Finding out a prospect's or partner’s experience, habits, likes, dislikes and background is easy as mastering the world of social [...]

By | 2017-02-14T13:10:27+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Communication, Relationships, Tips|0 Comments

12 Actions to Become a High Performing Leader (Part 2)

Last week, we shared the first six of 12 Actions to Become a High Performing Leader. This week, June comes to an end and we start the second half of 2016. The good news is that we all have six more months to make progress on our personal and professional career goals that were set [...]

By | 2017-02-14T13:11:16+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Management, Tips|0 Comments