from the Blog

It’s been a grueling week – it’s Friday afternoon and half of the team has cut out early – you are still at the office trying to wrap up something that you started on Tuesday – Tuesday, two weeks ago. Sound familiar . . . ? It’s not coming together – the phone rings, andRead More

Who Do You Know?


How many times have you heard – it’s not what you know but who you know?   There is little argument that our networks are a critical component to our success.  These are the folks that we call when we need something.   And for that reason we attend networking events, we collect business cards. We connectRead More

“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’  Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”                                          Read More

How many times do you stress about your calendar?  Do you sit up at night wondering if you have remembered all of your appointments?  How often are you double-booked . . . . on accident?  Have you ever missed a meeting because it didn’t make your calendar or it was the wrong time?  Me tooRead More

A while back I was playing a board game with my great nieces (ages 2 & 5).  To kids this age rules are somewhat irrelevant – it’s really about the dice (and finding them after the roll – or throw) and moving the pieces around to pretty spots. This can be pretty frustrating – even withRead More

What If?


The more we know, the more we realize what we don’t know (check out this link).  As we have talked about before, this is a good thing.  Young, or old(er), we can always learn.  And one of the best ways to learn is to be present in the moment, listening, and of course questioning. This last weekend I attended the WhatRead More

Have you ever had that feeling of being in the zone? Can you visualize yourself being in the zone? It is common practice among elite athletes to visualize their performance before game-time.  Golf legend Jack Nicklaus once said,