The Cure For Low Productivity

Do you struggle with getting things done or with focusing on a goal? Many years ago, when I was trying to figure out how to get more done in less time… I realized I never ever have problems with playing golf. Every time I decide to play golf, I would block four hours off, go play the game, come back, …

The Value And Danger Of Data

Everything in life is math in one way of another. Once you take math out of the equation, things break down really quickly. Not enough hours and there’s not enough income. Not enough wood and you can’t finish a deck project. Not enough planning and your goal will end up somewhere unexpected. Data can be very valuable if it’s used …

The Positive Habit Formula

When it comes to implementing new habits to change and improve your quality of life, there are only 3 ways it can be done that will ensure success: 1. Have an epiphany 2. Change your environment 3. Change your habits (first in tiny ways) In this article, I’ll be sharing a formula you can use to implement positive habits that …

Success

Success Through Alignment

What is success? What is it to be a successful business or to be a successful team member inside a business? To be successful requires context and alignment. Being successful at McDonalds or Walmart is different than being successful at Costco or Amazon. Success in every one of these contexts requires alignment with that company’s belief system. Alignment of your …

You Are What You Consume

Most of us have heard the saying “You are what you eat”. But the truth is “You are what you consume and who you surround yourself with”. In a recent article we published, we talked about the impact of the circle of 5 people you surround yourself with. But, you are also a product of what you put in your …

How To Become Your Highest Self

One of the great values that a coaching culture brings is the ability to transform yourself into something new and better by embracing the teaching and experience of whoever coaches you. In a coaching culture there are always two parties and two distinct roles: The Coach and the Coachee. The coach’s job is to teach, fast track learning through experience …

Would You Get Married For Just 1 Year?

The difference between being a professional and someone who just makes excuses is communicating problems on the project in a timely manner. – Don Cooper 20 years ago, I had a senior manager. I was a junior manager at the time, and he worked in another part of the country. But we’d have management meetings and he talked about this …

What Is An Entrepreneurial Company?

In the Strategic Coach book “The Team Success Handbook”, Shannon Waller explains the difference between an entrepreneurial company and other types of companies. You may work at another type of organization and have a frame of reference of how to work, think and have based on that type of organization. Working within an entrepreneurial business is different from other types …

Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

There’s an old saying, “What got you here won’t keep you here.” The same is true for whatever got you to today, is not what will get you to tomorrow – the next level. Dan Sullivan, founder of Strategic Coach says, “What ever got you out of Egypt won’t get you to the promised land.” You may have started at …

Company Culture

How To Create A Strong Company Culture

Are you modeling a company culture that inspires employees to carry the beliefs you want to set around safety, sales, or operations seriously? A company’s culture is the manager’s job to manage, to communicate, and most importantly, to model. Want poor safety – model what poor safety looks like with lack of management involvement(and deal with the potential life-damaging results). …