Stop listening to people who never even dared to make their dreams a reality and stop listening to people who are crying over sour grapes over the fact that they weren't able to succeed in their dreams so you must not succeed either type of people.
Put special emphasis and extra due diligence when hiring people. Make it a habit to spend the maximum amount of time discussing what drives people, what motivates them and if their life philosophy aligns with your organizations direction.
A very small portion of the world's population seeks adventure and dreams big, aspiring to climb Mt. Everest or sail the seven seas. There's an even ...
The world will continue to change and the business community must continue to respond to those changes in effective ways.
Managing a business is very different than leading an organization. This distinction may sound subtle or merely seem like semantics. The fact is, however, that this difference is often the determinate between stagnation and growth.
Providing top-notch customer service isn't really that hard, but even the best of the best need a reminder or coaching now and then. In golf, keeping one "swing thought" in mind during a shot can have great results. Here are five "customer service thoughts" that can help us and our work teams hit a hole-in-one.
One's ability to get comfortable and move through "no" is one of the biggest predictors of success. Let me tell you why "no" is one of my favorite words in business and how it should be one of yours too.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
A few weeks ago, I went to Asheville for a 4-day cycling trip. I'm not a particularly good planner, and I'm terrible at thinking through itineraries in advance. My planning for this trip was similar to my planning for every other trip I take: a few days before the trip, or even once I land, I search TripAdvisor, Yelp and Google to make an itinerary.
We know that Emotional Intelligence can be learned, but like everything there's no quick fix. It takes time, commitment and dedication. So, how do we do it?
Life is sports and sports is life. While most of us will never be competing under the bright lights of the biggest arenas, we have imaged ourselves...
Many people talk about "life lessons" parents teach them, but I have found that my parent's deaths taught me six valuable lessons useful for leadership of any team or family. Here's what I learned.
Over the decades, we have seen the aviation industry change dramatically, for leisure and also for business travel. During the economic downturn/recession, many companies decided to cut back on their business travel expenses.
Companies always need to retain their top performers. When a company is struggling it is even harder to retain top performers. Here are some rules of things to do and not do when your company is falling on hard times.
Even if you learned to picture your audience naked to calm your nerves, you are going to need to say something of value. You can have brilliant ideas, but if they are stuck inside or wrapped in too much junk, they serve you no good.
Africa is rising and technology is changing the way we do business. We as entrepreneurs have a responsibility to operate at the highest level of professionalism and excellence.