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Not long ago I was in a breakfast discussion with a health care sales professional who was contemplating a significant job change. We were discussing some of the nuances of his current assignment – and the frustrations.   “Data’s killing me.” He said. “I just want to...

The AVERAGE American…..   The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says the average American spends 1 hour and 8 minutes each day eating and drinking. That figure grows to 1 hour and 17 minutes on weekends – which means somewhere around 425 hours in the course...

I invest a great deal of time today in executive coaching and consulting – to include conducting training workshops on two of the most common challenges for many companies – (1) identifying and building transformative leaders and (2) crafting what I call enduring high performance...

Ever start your day feeling overwhelmed – and go down from there? Find the sheer amount of “stuff” that crosses your radar makes it almost impossible to ever feel like you’re making progress?   You’re not alone…the number of workers throughout the world struggling to survive in...

I spend a lot of time talking about the intersection of preparation, opportunity, and luck in my book The Compass Solution: A Guide to Winning Your Career.   Amazing how often seemingly minor events can change our lives. Sometimes they even change the world.   The next time...

  A little departure from my ‘A Story That Matters’ series.   The next time you’re stung by criticism – deflated from counsel that suggested you CAN’T – take the time to reflect on some of the “sage” advice or opinion offered below.   You are the master of your...

  “Absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – Sir John Dalberg-Acton   Timeless wisdom and arguably more true today than ever before – its symptoms manifest themselves everyday in the form of arrogance, condescension, and narcissism – and it has brought down countless leaders over the ages.   I invest a lot...