Failure

Everybody tells us to celebrate failure, but nobody ever comes to the party. Failure is an essential ingredient for success, but it is absolutely no fun. I think the main reason I am an effective advisor and coach is that I have failed so many times! Let me tell you about a couple of my…

Slow Down for Yellow Lights!

Now that the Green Bay Packers are World Champions again, and NFL Football is officially done (probably for a long time!), it’s time to get back to the important business of blogging. For February, I want to tell a story called “Slow down for Yellow Lights.” I was introduced to the concept about 15-years ago…

Beware of people with MCD!

Hello Everyone, I know I should write an uplifting, holiday-oriented greeting….or…. suggest a list of New Year’s Resolutions to motivate all of you! But I just can’t. The problem is, I am still suffering from exposure to people I have encountered this month who are afflicted with MCD. And I feel compelled, just like the…

Marketing

We had a great discussion this month in my TEC groups about strategic marketing. It’s a sure sign that business is improving. One of the BEST TEC speakers on the subject is Mitch Gooze, who runs a business called “Customer Manufacturing Group”. http://www.customermanufacturing.com Mitch has spoken to one of my groups and he says that…