Many “doers” seem to know instinctively what their own unique talent is. What’s yours? It’s important to understand your own unique talent and embrace it. It is important to recognize how incredible and awesome you are and use your unique talents each day. Let me explain… Recently I had the great fortune of having breakfast
Have you ever thought about the structure of a brick wall? If you think about it, bricks and mortar work together to get things done, to create a strong and sturdy wall or building. It may sound odd, but consider the bricks and mortar, their individual strengths and weaknesses. Many times I have to remind
Happy Thanksgiving! While I enjoy the embrace of loved ones and all the wonderful turkey and trimmings on this holiday, I also want to put out there how thankful I personally am for all the doers that are doing good things in the world. I think this is an important opportunity to remember and celebrate
You’ve probably seen internet memes and t-shirts with YOLO–You Only Live Once–on them. Well, I am getting a t-shirt made that says LV24. When I wear it, I hope everyone who sees it asks me about it so I can tell them what it means. It means Live 24—live for today, be present, be mindful.
There may be no more important quality for business leaders to possess than embracing an era’s zeitgeist––literally, the “spirit of our time.” Wikipedia describes zeitgeist as the dominant set of ideals and beliefs that motivate the actions of the members of a society in a particular period in time. For business leaders, it means keeping
One thing I have always struggled with is finding work-life balance. At the inevitable nexus of a full business life and a full personal family life, my hope is that the conditionality so often driven into us in the business world doesn’t creep into my relationships with friends and family. For all of us in
Hey, business leaders and CEOs! Are you ready for a wake up call? A recent survey by Burson-Marsteller, “Making it in America: The View from America,” says 61% of Americans don’t trust you. Hellloooo!? As innovators, we need to explore the reason for this. The American people want to trust business leaders, especially when it comes to
Do you trust your team members at work? Think about the Trust Factor in business and then, on a scale of 1-5, ask yourself how much you trust their decision making and cognitive or creative abilities. Being able to trust those that you work with can make or break not just one project, but all