What lessons can we learn from the “Brexit”?

The business world is in complete panic mode over last week’s Brexit vote. In what many pundits called, “a complete surprise”, the UK referendum to leave the European Union (EU) was approved by a vote of 52/48%. But wait; there’s more! Within 72 hours of this vote to...

Want to make better decisions? Try this…

A client recently shared a growing concern of hers; she was uncomfortable with her decision-making process & wanted to make sure she was making the best possible decisions. I have heard this more & more lately from clients regarding their decision-making...

10 Business lessons from Kobe Bryant

60 points; 20 seasons; 18 all-star games; 5 championships; 1 MVP. Not bad for someone just 37 years old. So what business lessons can we learn from Kobe? Have a goal in mind: Kobe said he always wanted to be a Laker. He was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets, yet, Jerry...

As Frank sang, “I did it my way.”

Entrepreneurship is very trendy right now, but what exactly is it? And is it for You? “Isn’t it great owning your own business? You get to choose which 12 hours a day you work”. This was the actual toast friends gave us at dinner one night when we hit the first...

What business lessons did we learn from Superbowl 50?

I spent Sunday afternoon with some people who thought this was the worst Superbowl they had ever seen. They wanted 35-32 offensive spectacular. They expected Cam Newton (the MVP of the league) to be able to pass for 300 to 400 hundred yards & 3 or 4 touchdowns....

Consulting or Training? Which is it?

Well, which is it? I hear the question come up frequently in the marketplace: do you do training or consulting? My reply: Why does it have to be one OR the other? Here is the difference as we see it: • When a client wants to learn the principles of doing something so...

Invention or Innovation?

Well, aren’t they basically the same? No. As my friend, and contributing author Ted Whetstone, said in THE Book on…Business From A to Z; The 260 Answers You Need to Know, “…While invention stresses something new or discovered (like the idea of the first light bulb),...

Do you have a Sustainable Competitive Advantage (SCA)?

A sustainable competitive advantage, or SCA, is created when an organization acquires, or more likely, develops an attribute or combination of attributes that allows it to outperform its competitors. A SCA: • Delivers value the customer is willing to pay for, • Is not...

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