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Senior Leadership! Congratulations to the class of 2020

She is only one of an estimated 3.7 million in the US, but history will frame it as an exclusive club.  She understands that in her lifetime, there will be plenty of memorable events to celebrate, although you could argue, that few have been more anticipated than the spring of her 18th year.  She’s a […]

Frustrated? Maybe you’re playing the wrong game…

As a business owner, it’s a pretty safe bet that you feel frustrated at times – sometimes it’s because things aren’t going your way. And sometimes, ironically, it’s because things did go your way – you won – but you’re thinking ‘Now what? How can I top that?’. Whatever the cause, that frustration can be […]

Are you in ‘Survival’ Mode?

Picture this – a business owner who’s working 10 to 12 hour days and at least 6 to 8 hours on the weekend. There’s a massive pile of stuff on their desk that needs attention. Employees drop in or call every so often with a new issue. Which is better than when customers call in […]

Is Follow-Through a Lost Art?

Consistent. Intentional. Deliberate follow-through.  Has it improved in some industries and slipped in others?  Have you noticed a shift?  Is it impacting you or your company? One of our Aspire clients is convinced they could succeed in just about any business by consistently executing one simple action:  Follow-through.  It’s not meant to be a boastful […]

What does Zorro have to do with your success?

You may not know this, but it’s been repeatedly proven in scientific studies that Happiness drives Success. That may initially feel counter-intuitive but when you think it through it makes sense. Remember back to a time when you were performing really well. More than likely you were focused, you weren’t nervous or anxious or scared, […]

Labor Day – By the Numbers

What’s ranked as America’s 3rd favorite Holiday, has roots dating back nearly 140 yrs., and signals the end of summer more than anything else?  We all know it’s the Labor Day Weekend and hopefully you are having (or had) a good one! A number of years ago, we posted a blog on the history of […]