TAG: goals

High Performance: Get your team back into action

August 29, 2018By

This time of year always brings a sense of anticipation—of getting back into action after the summer months. As a student, it was all about stepping up to the next grade, new classes, new teachers, new friends and more. As a college football fan, it’s all about a new season, new players and hopes for a bowl game. And, as... read more

High Performance: Hey buddy, do you want to race?

February 14, 2018By

When I was younger, I’d race anyone, anytime, for any reason. I’d race on foot, on the ice, on my bike and in my car. I may or may not have been pulled over by the authorities for racing. If you asked me to race, you should have been ready to hit the gas. I still have a bit of... read more

Leading: Resolutions made and kept

December 28, 2017By

As the days tick down on 2017, this holiday season provides the ideal time to pause and reflect on resolutions made and kept during the past year. That’s a wise next step to take before declaring your 2018 resolutions. I shared thoughts last year at this time regarding the elusive nature of resolutions. The reality of our busy lives presents... read more

High Performance: What’s your second half game plan?

July 10, 2017By

Every successful sports team takes advantage of the halftime break to make adjustments for the second half of the game. Successful businesses do the same. Now is the perfect time to huddle up your team to put together your game plan for the second half of the year. What are your top three priorities as a company? Is there one... read more

Profit Power: Time to be bold

February 24, 2016By

Have you ever lost 20-30 percent of your business in one fell swoop? A new Leader’s Edge peer group member of mine decided to not get upset when more than half-million dollars of his business walked out the door. Instead of chasing growth, he opted to shrink the company (temporarily), pruning it like an overgrown tree. The result? A swing... read more

Profit Power: A letter to your future self

December 23, 2015By

A final thought for 2015: Statistics show you are far more likely to achieve your goals when they are written down. The challenge with goals is not that you won’t hit them, but that you don’t dream big enough and thus you hit your goals too easily, and you then become stagnant and bored. For this reason I suggest the... read more