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Dealing with EVERYTHING!

Dealing with EVERYTHING!

So often, my first contact with prospective coaching clients finds them in a state of simply being overwhelmed. Most often, these are people who live in the day-to-day tactical mode of survival, typically putting out one fire after another. My first piece of advice is...

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Can a BOOK Really Change Your Business?

Can a BOOK Really Change Your Business?

When I speak with company owners who are struggling with certain aspects of their business, almost invariably they’ll mention that they’ve read all kinds of books about business. As an avid reader, I’m all for that. However, I always ask a key question, “Of what...

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Finding GREAT People…Part III

Finding GREAT People…Part III

As I explained earlier, unlike so many other employers these days, Jen Silver (www.RoofingUtah.com) is not experiencing a shortage of qualified labor in her company. In fact, she often has job seekers reaching out to her for opportunities. These are often people who...

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Finding GREAT People…Part II

Finding GREAT People…Part II

As I conveyed in my last posting, millennials are looking for “socially conscious” companies. You can’t fake this nor can you assume exactly what this means to them. You’ll need to be open to change and learn from the millennials themselves. This transition in your...

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Finding GREAT People…Part I

Finding GREAT People…Part I

I recently had the pleasure of meeting (virtually) an extremely successful person in the male-dominated home improvement industry. Jen Silver is the president of Roofing Utah, Inc. In this particular “boardroom,” we had a group of company owners, all specializing in...

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Valuable Thoughts from an NFL Legend

Valuable Thoughts from an NFL Legend

Steve Sabol is joining his father Ed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. They were the geniuses behind NFL Films, the greatest sports filmmaking company in history that helped make the NFL the giant money-maker that it is today. Steve died at age 69 in 2012 after an...

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What’s Important to You?

What’s Important to You?

In business, that question should probably NOT be on the top of your list. The reason is simple. What may be important to you may not be important to others who you rely on for your success. You may think that as a consumer, low price is a key driver. For your...

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Hiring Is A Challenge

Hiring Is A Challenge

We’re all reading about it and so many people I know, including some of my clients, are facing the challenge of finding people to work for them. While there is a tendency to want to just hire any “warm body,” please resist and think more strategically. Modify, but...

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Telling Your Story

Telling Your Story

Here’s an observation about telling prospects about yourself. For most of us, there’s a natural tendency to only focus on the positives. That certainly is important. After all, before I do business with someone, I want to make sure they have the expertise I need and a...

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