Prism or Laser? (#109)

Understanding the fundamental difference between a prism and a laser can predict success in life and business. Allow me to explain. A laser takes light and amplifies it, turning it into a powerful, focused force….

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Game Face (#108)

“There is no way the kicker is making that field goal.” I made this bold proclamation to a table full of colleagues as we watched the recent College Football Championship game between Alabama and Georgia….

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Stop Doing List (#107)

For many of us, the first few weeks of 2018 are focused on goal creation and to-do lists for the developing year. While those are certainly important, I’d encourage you to add one more thing…

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No Right Time (#105)

There is simply no perfect time in life to do the things you want to do. Whether that’s starting a new career, launching a new product, getting married, having a kid or taking that trip…

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2017 in Review (#104)

Sometimes, what we need is a reminder of what we already know rather than learning something new. Because many of you (myself included) are on vacation this week, I thought that, instead of writing a…

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Bigger and Better (#103)

When people say, “you can accomplish anything you put your mind to,” many of us laugh it off as rainbow and unicorn talk. Canadian blogger, Kyle MacDonald, however, fully embraced this mentality. His story was…

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Breaking Bad (#102)

To be great, organizations and individuals alike need to be embrace their bad side. I don’t mean bad in the behavioral sense. I mean being clear about what you’re not going to be good at….

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BS of Busy (#101)

There’s a response to a commonly asked question that’s become a conversational crutch: “How’s it going?” “Good! Just busy.” This exchange is ubiquitous in both our personal and professional lives. It’s as if busyness carries…

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