A simple, but CRITICAL, truth…

Maybe it’s just me, but lately I’ve been seeing a TON of craziness in business. Clearly, with the year winding down and the holiday season ramping up, many people are experiencing the insanity stress of making massive changes to a long-term strategy that simply isn’t working or needs to be rethought. But there’s more toContinue reading “A simple, but CRITICAL, truth…”

How to Drive Purpose Into Your Team

(Leaders – this one is for you) Let me begin by saying the workplace is no place for therapy. If you’ve got issues, if you didn’t get hugged enough as a kid, if you still need to work through whatever happened to you in jr. high… there are boundaries to what is appropriate and whatContinue reading “How to Drive Purpose Into Your Team”

Are You Getting Toxic Results or Empowered Results?

Every work day, countless sales people wake up and begin their day with an eerily similar routine. When the alarm goes off, they jump in the shower, grab a bite, and make the 20-foot trek to the home office or 1 hour-commute to the office. The morning will usually start with a review of emails,Continue reading “Are You Getting Toxic Results or Empowered Results?”

Wrestling Dragons: Turning a Job into Meaningful Work

A few weeks ago, I was shopping with some friends at a mass club-type of retailer in South Africa. We were literally buying cartfuls of food for an entrepreneur’s “boot camp” I was about to lead. We pulled up with our cargo train of industrial-sized carts to check out, being some of the last shoppersContinue reading “Wrestling Dragons: Turning a Job into Meaningful Work”

Live your purpose (or else)

So, my kick on problem-solving has run its course (for now). Which makes me wonder what should I rant talk about next? And it’s pretty obvious to me. I need to talk about purpose. Exactly one week ago, I was closing out a meeting with a group of 35 young, South African, potential entrepreneurs. WeContinue reading “Live your purpose (or else)”