Success vs. Significance
How do you define success? Are you significant in your personal life? What is your ultimate goal and true happiness? I recently came across a story that represents something I always tell my clients, but explains it much clearer than I ever could. Take a read through and see if you can relate to it. A corporate executive, on vacation in a small Italian seacoast village, was strolling by the docks and taking in the local flavor. He noticed an angler bringing in a large sum of
The Top Productivity Killers and How To Fix Them
Distractions in the workplace are everywhere, and it’s a wonder anything gets done. CareerBuilder surveyed more than 2,000 human resource managers from a variety of industries and company sizes to identify the worst productivity offenders. Fifty-two percent say cell phones and texting hamper workflow, 44% say the Internet is a problem, 37% admit that gossip hurts productivity, 36% cite social media, 31% say email gets in the way of work, and talkative coworkers and meaningles
Are You a Difference Maker?
The people who’ve made the biggest impact on my life possessed certain qualities that I can now clearly recognize. As a business consultant, family man, and active member of my community I’ve come to realize that difference makers possess a few unique qualities that can make or break their objective. Today, I’m laying these qualities out for you to compare your own abilities and access that inner difference maker. Initiative People who make a difference are almost always self
What it Takes To Be a Good Leader
Leadership is essential in any business. As a business owner myself, I realize how critical it is to be the right kind of leader, especially if I want high quality results. When it comes to coaching my clients, I do my part to teach them how to attract quality people to their business by first showing them how to be a skillful leader. All great leaders have one thing in common—they work on their self-first, before claiming leadership status. Below I’ve listed the most importa