On TEAMWORK: The Imperative and Reality of TEAM in Today’s Business World

On TEAMWORK: The Imperative and Reality of TEAM in Today’s Business World

Teamwork has never been easy, and in recent years it has become much more complex. And the trends that make it more difficult seem likely to continue, as teams become increasingly global, virtual, and project-driven. Taking a systematic approach to analyzing how well your team is set up to succeed – and identifying where improvements are needed – can make all the difference.

Gladiator Champion

Gladiator Champion

Reflect for a moment… Focus on the metaphors which these two words bring to mind… First, the gladiator. Many of us see Russell Crowe, and his recent depiction of the gladiator warrior on the big screen. Strong, resilient, capable, idealistic, balanced. The gladiator...

Mortality

Mortality

Today we celebrated the life, and mourned the passing, of my employer and mentor, Chet Holmes. The funeral service at the Catholic Church of Santa Monica was a reunion of sorts, and many people that loved Chet gathered to pay their respects. One of the great things...

What Are You Doing Here?

What Are You Doing Here?

Here’s another short from my book “GPS To Success:” So many people exist in their own personal status quo. They become engulfed and washed away in the flow, maintain their obliviousness, lose sight of how it could be better, and end up not wanting to make it better....

Be Strong

Be Strong

Be Strong! We are not here to play, to dream, to drift; We have hard work to do, and loads to lift; Shun not the struggle…face it; ’tis God’s gift.   Be Strong! Say not, “the days are evil – who’s to blame?” And fold the hands and acquiesce – oh shame! Stand up,...

On Focus and Leadership

On Focus and Leadership

Lessons learned today on focus and leadership: It’s imperative that we lighten our burden, so that we can effectively manage our load in the midst of dynamics which require our focus. Whether that focus be during demanding times, which require our endurance and...

Keep The Curtain Up

Keep The Curtain Up

Comfort Zones: The concept has become cliché. As business coaches and idealists, we are conditioned to push past our own comfort zones, and inspire our clients to do the same. He’s a perspective: As we expand ourselves, seeking to broaden our horizons, we are all...

Pushing Through The Perturbation

Pushing Through The Perturbation

What do I do when I have done my best and the results are still not evident?  There is a powerful presupposition of NLP that states that there is no failure, only feedback.  We all have the ability to retain all of our learnings from our experiences as we enact and...

Program The Language Of Your Brain

Program The Language Of Your Brain

Programming the language of your brain… what if you could do it? What if you could predict your outcomes, eliminate your blockages, and pre-condition yourself for the success that YOU want? Fantasy? … NO: REALITY! At first, I didn’t believe it. Even after attending...

Life Is A Paradox

Life Is A Paradox

Life is one big paradox. What’s up with that? Consider this: you’re born, you get married, you have kids, then you die… so if you don’t get married or don’t have kids, will you live forever? Well, of course not. But it begs the question… ah, the “question” — it’s the...

Turbulent Times… Again

Turbulent Times… Again

Here’s the first of a three-part series, focusing on our time. The time that is now, and the time that we create (the future). Since “history repeats itself,” we will also delve into how we can learn from our past. So here we are in “tough times” again… Historically,...