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Sometimes You Need to Press PAUSE

As I looked at my clock it was 3 am and I still had not written my blog post which was schedule to post in an hour. I had a choice to make. Push PAUSE or push through with no sleep for another night. My Drive and Determination to be consistent and do whatever it […]

See a ‘10’, Be a ‘10’

Communications is by far the greatest barrier to achieving results for both people and organizations.   Missed communications, minimal communications, and even over communication are at the center of most all performance gaps I have helped close. ‘The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion it has taken place.’ George Bernard Shaw Married couples, parents […]

HAMMER DOWN – The Final Hours

The journey to this week has been one of the steepest learning curves I have traveled on and a journey I am very familiar with. Many new challenges to learn with a new team, a new event, a new venue, a new partnership, a new program, and a new me.  I am not who I […]

3 Feet Short of the Finish Line and 3 Seconds Left

It was the last day of the fiscal year, my first year in software sales. I was $300 shy of a $800,000 goal. Oh, So close, yet it felt a million miles away. I was out of ideas. I had contacted every customer I had been working with and no victory. I felt defeated, yet […]

There is Freedom In It, Yet No One Wants It

Chris McChesney declared ‘There is Freedom in the Discipline’ as he gave a stellar presentation on the 4 Disciplines of Execution. I cheered for FREEDOM, yeah bring it on. That other word, that ‘D’ word, just tied up my thinking. DISCIPLINE! NO thank you. Where is the fun in that? DISCIPLINE seemed as far away […]