Archive for the Attitude Category

Leading The Starbucks Way – Part 2; Connecting With Trust

This month in the Platform Builders Mastermind Group, we are diving into “Leading The Starbucks Way: 5 Principles for Connecting with Your Customers, Your Products, and Your People” by Joseph A. Michelli. Sure this book is about Starbucks, but it’s much bigger than that.  Michelli shows why Starbucks has become the coffee bean superpower of […]


Scan-Snap-Savor And Re-Program Your Results!

One of the segments we added to The Platform Builders Mastermind Group this year was a “Leadership Spotlight.”  During one segment of our call each week, we feature an author or leader and focus on their current projects or activities. This week we had a great call and were honored to have Dr. Kathryn Cramer […]


Raising The Bar For Generation Y- Part 2

Last week I introduced you to Ben, a 22 year old working as a Hard Rock Cafe server in Las Vegas. Ben has a bright future in front of him, but he is not the only one.  Today I want to introduce you to Stephanie. Stephanie works as a Food and Beverage Supervisor at the […]


Raising The Bar For Generation Y – Part 1

One of the issues that concerns me about our future is the gap in leadership that has I have often seen in our next generation, otherwise known as Generation Y. I’m not big into playing the blame game, but because I am in the group that I hold partially responsible for the predicament we are […]


Leaders Eat Last – Part 1; The Forces That Keep Us Safe

This month, in The Platform Builders Mastermind group, we are working our way through Simon Sinek’s recently released “Leaders Eat Last – Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t.” Sinek, the author of Start With Why, provides a deep look into what creates the most effective teams and more importantly, what keeps them working […]


The Power Of Urgency – Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late!

This month in The Platform Builders mastermind group we are working our way through “The Power Of Urgency – Playing to Win with Proactive Urgency” by William Keiper.  John Maxwell teaches that the greatest gap is the gap between what we know and what we do.  I believe the Proactive Urgency that Keiper is talking […]