Posts Tagged Trust

Leading The Starbucks Way – Part 3; Challenge Your Legacy

Wow!  This has been the longest stretch without posting here since I started this blog two years ago.  Between travelling, trying to get my book published and moving into a new office, I just had to say NO to a few things.  But now it’s back to business.  Let’s start by wrapping up our discussion on […]


Leaders Eat Last – Part 3; Culture Trumps Everything

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 […]


What Are You Willing To Sacrifice In Order To Grow?

Friday night I attended a “Gold Rush” season premier party.  For those of you not familiar with the show, it revolves around three groups of gold miners chasing their dream to find the elusive shiny mineral and strike it rich. Part of my interest in the Discovery Channel hit is that I personally know some […]


The Collaboration Economy – Leadership On A Global Scale

I recently finished “The Collaboration Economy – How to meet Business, Social, and Environmental Needs and Gain Competitive Advantage” by Eric Lowitt.   It focuses on how some of the major global players in business and industry have taken it upon themselves to LEAD the way into more environmentally friendly business practices. Yes, the environmentally […]


The 5 Pillars Of Influential Leadership – Part 16: Their Leadership

This is the Final of 16 weekly installments on The 5 Pillars of Influential Leadership.  For the past 15 weeks I have broken down the 5 Pillars and show you how becoming and influential leader will not only improve your job skills but your personal life as well. The 5 Pillars is a project that […]


Respect – The Person Or The Position?

Respect is one of the most important values, qualities or characteristics we find in any relationship, personal or professional.  I also believe that it is one of the most misunderstood. provides a pretty good picture of what I’m talking about: esteem for a sense of the worth or excellence of a person, a personal […]