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Being Thankful in a Thankless Year – Finding Gratitude

If you’re feeling a little less than thankful this Thanksgiving you’re definitely not alone.  It has been quite a year.   And now as we approach what is normally the busiest travel holiday of the year, we’re being asked to reconsider any travel plans at all.  The challenge this year is finding gratitude when despair and […]

How you do anything is how you do everything…

When a business is struggling (or succeeding) we generally look to the macro reasons for why that might be. Do they have a solid business model? Is it a great product or service? Can they generate strong profitability? Are they different (in a good way) in the marketplace? Those are all great questions and they […]

How Do You Perform in the Red Zone?

The leaves are turning, the fall weather has settled in, and though this year has been anything but normal one sign of normalcy has been the return of football.  With or without fans attending, football has given us something to get excited about as an uncharted territory in our lifetimes continues to unfold.  If you’re […]

Are you chasing Growth or Success?

In business it’s easy to focus on growth as the only measure that really matters. It’s easy to measure (especially top line revenue or number of customers) and it just feels good. But is that really the best thing to focus on? *Spoiler alert – probably not…! 😉 I’m currently reading the book Company of […]

Are you tapping into the Power of Ignition?

A single event or moment in time that changes everything; the point of no return.  At different times in our lives we’ve all experienced them.  Certainly, this year we’ve got plenty of examples where events created ignition.  We’ll leave history to judge the outcomes, but the power of ignition is real. As we observe Labor […]

Want to be productive? Take a break…

Are you taking healthy breaks while you work?  Are you taking any breaks at all?  The isolation that has accompanied a lot of the new normal work environments has set a stage that could easily remove something we all need to do throughout the day.  Take a break. Though there was a lot of uncertainty […]