When I was kid growing up, I saw work in a very particular way. A lot of it stems from visiting my dad at work, when I was six or seven. My dad worked in a bank. It was a formal imposing bank, with marble, and big gothic architecture.
It takes only seconds for others to form an opinion of us when we meet them for the first time. What they initially see becomes their own personal version of the truth, and it can be hard to change a first impression.
Humans are called the "comparing creatures." Comparing ourselves to others is how we make sense of life. Comparisons can inspire us to grow and change. Comparisons can also provide helpful examples of what we don't want to be. But comparisons without context don't tell the full story.
In 1899, theatre critic Edwin Royle wrote, "Vaudeville may be a kind of lunch-counter art, but then art is so vague and lunch is so real." Fast forward to 2013 where vaudeville is very much alive and well in Madonnalogues.
I'm proud to be a leader at a company that has evolved from one man's belief in self-improvement into an international performance-improvement training company that has serviced some of the most influential business leaders in the world