Summer is fading fast and around here that means one thing … Football! If you’re not quite as excited as we are, don’t worry … We're not here just to talk sports. But when you really think about it, there are a lot of parallels between building a successful business and building a career as a
Remember the famous comedy routine performed by Abbott and Costello called Who’s on first? Abbott is identifying the players on a baseball team for Costello; however, the players’ names typically serve as the basis for asking and replying to questions. Who is the first baseman. What is on second. I don’t know is on third. And the
Leadership and management … While we often hear these terms used interchangeably in business, there are clear distinctions between the two. That’s not to say they are mutually exclusive. Managers can have leadership qualities. Leaders can have good management skills. But it takes a lot more than a management title to create a leader. And
Let’s settle a long-time debate … What’s more important when building and scaling a business … idea or execution?! Team Idea would be shouting from the rooftop … without an idea we have nothing to execute upon.
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When watching the Olympics, we love seeing high-achievers … elite performers … and individuals who are at the top of their game … doing what they do best. And many of us admire them for their work ethic and skill. Maybe their physiques too ;) In large part, these athletes have achieved greatness due to their
Winning in business is about consistency. It’s not just about the next revolutionary idea or out-of-this-world opportunity … it’s about steady, persistent daily actions. And yes, we’re often just one idea or relationship away from an explosion in our business. However, it’s the calculated actions we take each-and-every-day that put us in a position to receive that next
Straddling the fence in business is really awkward. There we said it! It’s uncomfortable because people around us see it clearly, yet … we often mislabel it. Fence sitting looks like … … Failing to make measurable progress in reasonable time … getting trapped in the paralysis analysis cycle … … Focusing on the wrong things … hiding from