Archive for the Priorities Category

Deposits and Withdrawals – What’s On Your Leadership Balance Sheet?

It’s funny how life has a way of balancing itself out.  I have found that the time when I feel the best and am the most productive are when my life is in balance.  I also have noticed that when my friends and clients are in that same zone they experience similar results. In my […]


Happy Thanksgiving! Being Grateful For What Really Matters.

It’s almost 1:40 am on Thanksgiving morning.  Some might wonder – what in the world is he doing writing a blog at this time of the day – not to mention the day he is doing it.  Well I will be honest; I have been writing it in my mind all day but something just […]


Quality: It’s How You Make Them Feel That Counts!

I heard John Maxwell once say that “People won’t remember what you did and they won’t remember what you said, but they will remember how you made them feel.”  There is a lot to be said for that statement. I believe it goes hand in hand with the statement that I have heard over and […]


Is On-The-Job Training Enough To Succeed?

I can honestly say that 90% of what I have learned about both the construction industry as well as the coaching, speaking and training lanes came from on-the-job experience.  So some of you might be surprised that I would, at the same time, say that what we learn “on-the-job” is not nearly enough to succeed. […]


The Key To Life Is Balance … Or Is It?

My wife Michelle often reminds me that the key to life is balance.  Typically I acknowledge with “Yes, I know” but I think there is more to it than simply balancing the items on your list to allocate time to business, family and fun. I believe that it is not how we balance our time […]


Security Comes From Who You Are, Not What You Have.

I used to believe that security came in an envelope every Friday.  That envelope allowed me to pay the bills, put food on the table and even do some fun stuff every once and a while that would clearly fall under the want list and not the need list. I don’t believe that anymore.  Anyone […]