The Impact of Innovation and Disruption

February 7, 2020


I learned the basics of business from my Grandfather. He taught me about customer service, products, and basic accounting. I started working in his Purina Feed Store when I was around eleven or twelve years old. He sold veterinary medicine, hardware, fertilizer, seed corn, and… Read more >

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The Impact of Innovation and Disruption

February 7, 2020

I learned the basics of business from my Grandfather. He taught me about customer service, products, and basic accounting. I started working in his Purina Feed Store when I was around eleven or twelve years old. He sold veterinary medicine, hardware, fertilizer, seed corn, and… Read more >

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Why the Inner Game Is So Important to Elite Performance

January 31, 2020

Some people get really stressed and fatigued when they try to up their game to a higher level of performance. Many times, the prevailing thought they have is “try harder.” But, trying harder is often not the answer. One thing to keep in mind is… Read more >

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3 Keys to Making the Jump to Elite Performance

January 24, 2020

The way to focus on continuous improvement is to slowly and slightly adjust our normal everyday habits and behaviors. I have seen many clients put up the argument that making slightly better decisions on a daily basis will not be enough to help them climb the high mountain ahead.

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Coaching Helps You Improve Your Leverage

January 17, 2020

Growing up participating in athletics helped me in many ways, but one of the most important aspects I came to value was coaching. Upon reflection, the people who poured into my life the most were my coaches. Being coached helped me understand that I could… Read more >

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Will Retirement Kill You?

January 10, 2020

One of the most powerful pieces of advice I have ever received from my mentor, Charlie Mifflin, was to never fully retire. Charlie was my executive coach in the late 1980s. He had been a very successful executive in his industry and while he had… Read more >

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Before You Make Your Presentation, Know Your Audience

January 3, 2020

I’m convinced the greatest speakers and the greatest speeches that have been well known and remembered down through the years are due to the speaker knowing the audience. Knowing what would resonate with them and knowing what would touch them deeply and authentically. Many of… Read more >

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100 Things You Can Say to Show Gratitude to People

December 20, 2019

Your words are important and powerful. They carry creative power in them. There are containers of expressed thought. We always need to handle our words just like we would any kind of tool. With intention and much care. They can create much joy or do… Read more >

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3 Costly Traps for The CEO

December 13, 2019

Today’s article is certainly not exhaustive. There are innumerable issues or as we are identifying them today, traps that a Chief Executive can get snared into. Regardless of the amount of time your tenure lasts at the top, you will encounter many situations which will… Read more >

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The Basics of The Law of Control

December 6, 2019

There are laws that govern our success in business and life. We must observe the power of these laws and use them to help propel us forward and help us get what we want as elite-level performers. Today I am going to share with you… Read more >

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3 Ways Denial Can Sabotage Your Continued Success

November 29, 2019

If you want to reach a level of elite performance or you want to maintain your position of elite results, you have to deal with things head-on as they occur, or you risk getting into a place of denial. As living human beings, we are… Read more >

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