How to be a Fast Mover in Your Career Change

Published: May 9, 2014

  A career change is more than a job change. The person who changes careers not only has to learn new skills but also has to reinvent himself or herself. If you want to accelerate into a career change then you can move the timetable in your favor.  Create a blueprint for action. This blueprint […]

Where to Start? Time Management for Entrepreneurs

Published: May 6, 2014

It takes a special person to be an entrepreneur. This person must have the determination to get projects done quickly, and here she must be willing to work long hours with an uncertain chance for a return. The entrepreneur feels passionate about his or her work, even when some deadlines are missed. Some of the […]

Your Tribe Tells Me Who You Are

Published: May 2, 2014

      Two tribes of achievers inhabit this century. Both tribes are focused on leading the future. Each tribe has a different founding story. Members of the tribe can recognize each other by the stories they tell and the values they hold. Some people are members of both tribes, however, if you talk to […]

Five Ways to Get Your Boss to Call You A Leader

Published: April 29, 2014

      Do you want to be seen as a leader? Some activities will invest you with greater credibility (“cred”). Do these things and do them well, and people may decide that you are a leader.  It is not a guarantee – however these are things that leaders do. Executive Education Gets Personal Listening. […]

Doing business with the technology addicted

Published: April 25, 2014

I showed up at Jack’s office to talk about our common business interests.  He directed me to a table dominated by a video screen suitable for a Superbowl party: it was huge.  During our discussion (which was non-technical) Jack went out of his way to show me the software his system runs on a huge […]

Avoid Doom; Act Confidently, Know your Priorities

Published: April 18, 2014

  If he or she cares about the business, the entrepreneur will be a very busy person. At a national convention of Independent business owners (NFIB), the president made a whimsical remark, “business owners only have to work half days. 12 hours a day ought to do it.” It  has been my experience that independent […]

Fast to Action – Success Strategies

Published: April 4, 2014

    To maximize growth, you must develop strategies. That is the Law of Design. ~ John Maxwell I remember having lunch with Jeff, a vice president with a Scottsdale-based financial services company.  “How do you stay focused on the challenges every day?” I asked him.  I’ll never forget Jeff’s answer. “I just get up […]

Leadership and the Movies

Published: April 1, 2014

What are the great movies about leadership? I’m talking about movies that demonstrate leadership choices, not simply movies about great men or women. Leadership is really about moving people, making hard decisions, and inspiring us. All of these issues have been tackled by the movies.   Last year movie about Abraham Lincoln was released, several […]

The Three Varieties of Change: Business Training for Transitions

Published: March 28, 2014

Not all change is equal. In a workplace, some change is incidental – a memo will be sufficient to notify people. Other change will be huge – HUGE – and require years to assimilate. The project management Institute (PMI), has indicated that there are three levels of change, and given us a means of distinguishing […]

Changes: Predicting the Future with Tough Questions

Published: March 25, 2014

  Who says being a leader is easy? Leaders change organizations, and that is never easy. Resistance is everywhere. Some people stand against the leader, and so the leader must be ready to confront and argue against differing positions. Change and advocacy for change cause many complicating factors – and leaders are at the center […]

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