Entrepreneurs Need to Pick 3

Entrepreneurs Need to Pick 3

To be a successful entrepreneur, you only have so much bandwidth. Most people don’t understand the plight of successful entrepreneurs — how the company is a full life-consuming project. For the vast majority of these business leaders, you have to pick 3 from your life’s menu of work, sleep, family, fitness, and friends. You can only successfully manage three of…

Stop! Just Stop!

Stop! Just Stop!

Executives, listen to me… Stop! Just Stop! Take a moment to breathe. You are in a marathon, not a one-hundred-yard dash. You can’t keep up the pace you are attempting for the long haul. In the age of extremism, I’m watching executives become extremists in how they try to lead and grow their businesses. Only three things can result from…

Looking for Leading Indicators

Looking for Leading Indicators

What if you knew exactly what steps to take to achieve your goals in business? Would that be helpful? What if you knew exactly what your customers wanted to buy, how much risk would that minimize for you?  We are in an information age where predictive leading indicators can show you the proper steps to take to maximize your business…

Stressful Self-sabotage

Stressful Self-sabotage

We live in trying times where the general stress of living continues to escalate. The political tension seems to be front and center on a daily basis, and by the number of friends I see leaving social media for an extended break, it is having a negative impact on the stress in people’s lives. Executives have additional stress in working…

The Age of Predictive Data

The Age of Predictive Data

Quick data facts: 100 terabytes of data are uploaded to Facebook daily! Data production will be 44 times greater in 2020 than in 2009. Walmart handles more than 1 million customer transactions every hour, which are imported into databases. Big data is a top business priority and drives enormous opportunities for business improvement. By using this mass of data in…

5 Best Attributes of Entrepreneurs

5 Best Attributes of Entrepreneurs

Without a doubt, success as a business owner is challenging. How do the best accomplish what they do? Here some of the best tools for successful entrepreneurs. Try these five attributes to propel your business success: Without a doubt, success as a business owner is challenging. How do the best accomplish what they do? Here some of the best tools…

Discipline Creates Commitment

Discipline Creates Commitment

What exactly does discipline mean? Simply, it is the measure of ability to stay the course until achievement is reached. Interested in improving your discipline ability when facing challenges? Try these three steps: Step 1: Recognize this is a learned behavior Discipline is like any other learned task in that it requires practice and repetition to experience improvements. Is this…

Fuel Your Drive

Fuel Your Drive

My car requires high octane gasoline for the engine to operate at maximum performance. Fueling your personal drive is no different. What octane are you putting into your tank? Drive – what is it? That internal decision that says I want to be good at what I do. I am competitive and am willing to make sacrifices to achieve my…

Patience: The Underrated Leadership Skill

Patience: The Underrated Leadership Skill

Now! Now! Now! I want it now!!! We are teaching a generation that instant gratification, instant results, and instant promotions are how business works. Even with the pace of information today, patience is still required to have sustained growth and developing success in an organization. Patience with people. We wish we had Matrix learning, where we sit in a chair…

The Jaw Dropper

The Jaw Dropper

A man jumps out of an airplane at 25,000 feet without a parachute on purpose (!) and aims for a small net set to catch him. Most of us will remember hearing something about this or watching the YouTube clip the day after it happened, but do you even remember his name? Most don’t. If you are a regular television…