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Success: Do You Exceed Eleven?

Let’s talk about one piece of success today.  Do you remember the movie This is Spinal Tap? It was about one of England’s loudest heavy metal rock bands. Spinal Tap. Directed by Rob Reiner – who also played the director of the mockumentary, it was a satirical look at life inside a rock and roll …

Take a Stand!

I want to encourage you to take a stand!  To climb onto your soapbox! Huh?  Let me show you how it makes you stand up and stand apart from all your competition. Remember a couple of years ago, when we were in the middle of the election season? Well, one sunny day, an older gentleman …

Wealth Blind Spots. You? YUP!

  Did you know there are four wealth blind spots that most business people have? As a matter of fact, the only people who DON’T have these blind spots are the mega-millionaires and billionaires. Side note: While I have never worked with a billionaire, I have worked with many, many millionaires and mega-millionaires. And also …

Sexy? Business? Customers?

Can you articulate the sexiest result or results that you get from your customer base? No — I am not talking about the fact that 98% pay their bills on time. (Yes, cash flow is indeed incredible. But that is not the sexiest result.) Let me give you a hint. There is not one but …

Connection? How Deep is Yours?

Years ago, the Bee Gees wrote the song, How Deep is Your Love? and yes, it became a massive hit. It is a song about really getting to know that special someone in our lives. Last week I had an aha moment about all our friends, connections, and acquaintances outside of our close inner circle. …

How Do YOU View Failure?

Over the past month, I have been dealing with a couple of clients who have an abject fear of Failure. The kind that follows the path of ‘if that doesn’t happen, I will have lost everything, gained nothing, and be seen by all as worthless.’ Most human beings have these thoughts at points in their …

8 COVID Crisis Opportunities

The COVID Crisis is really changing things up right now, isn’t it? I want to keep it really short this week. Because I just read an amazing report.  One, I gotta share immediately with you. The Royal Bank of Canada (the largest in our country) has just released an amazing piece of analysis and education …

An Interviewing Hack that Delivers

The whole interviewing process has become such a canned exercise these days. We all have standard questions. Worse, the smarter candidates have practiced and come in very prepared with such smooth delivery. Frankly, some candidates can be so frustrating. Our questions don’t necessarily yield honest answers. The BS factor can be very high. And some …