That One Decision

Have you ever noticed how a single seemingly minor decision or action can snowball? A tiny bit of gossip shared with a co-worker, perhaps a rumor about someone else, may …

“Whack-A-Mole” Days

If you’ve been to an arcade you’ve seen the game Whack-A-Mole. It’s the game with a big pillow hammer on a string.  The object is to pound moles on the …

Back To School

It’s that time of year – the kids are back to school. If you are a parent, you probably spent the last couple of weeks preparing for their first day …

Is It Really A “No Brainer”?

  We’ve all heard the expression, “it’s a no brainer!” It means the decision requires little or no mental effort. When it comes to sales, it’s really the opposite. Making …

Go, Set, Ready

Wait!  What?  It should be, “Ready, set, go”, right?  These days it seems like more people tend to just go – skipping the ready, set part.  I saw this in …

What Motivates You?

Have you ever asked yourself that question? Most of us have, and our motivators generally include money, desire to achieve, helping others or gaining recognition. Why do we stop before we …

What Are You Training For?

  With the advent of NFL pre-season training camp I started thinking of the countless hours that will be invested in preparing for 16 regular season games. Why are they …

Chasing Bigfoot

  A few weeks ago I was on a flight with free TV. Flipping through the channels I found a show called Chasing Bigfoot. It’s series that looks at the …

Life’s Fitbit

I’ve noticed more people than ever wearing personal fitness devices on their wrists. These devices tell time as well as provide all around accountability for daily activity by tracking steps, …

The Fine Line

  We have all heard the cliché, “There is a fine line between love and hate.” At my son’s recent track meet, “the fine line” I witnessed was between winning …