Taking Chances

The Power of “Yes”- The Secret to Success

The Power of “Yes” is simply seeing and engaging with opportunities that we are presented with. The Power of “Yes” is critically important because it keeps us moving forward. Not engaging in the Power of “Yes” we can become stagnant and stall in our momentum. This is where many businesses fail because the positive results…

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On a Wing and a Prayer

Recently I had one of my “first-time-in-my-life” experiences. I flew Crazy Horse at Stallion 51 in Kissimmee Florida. Flying a World War II P-51 Mustang had been a dream of mine for years, and I was finally able to accomplish it. Whenever I fly a war bird, I mentally put myself in the shoes of…

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Failure to Launch

In the last few months, when I have asked business owners and sales professionals what they believe are the reasons that they are not getting the results that they want, I get similar answers. They have told me it’s the economy, lack of knowledge,  not enough cash flow, and that their target market is not…

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When Mistakes Create Fortunes

One of the most common statements that I hear from my business coaching clients and from people when they greet me after one of my speeches is ” I can’t make any more mistakes, they are costing me too much money!”I have thought about this statement over the years since it is so common and…

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Are You a Spectator or Are You a Participant?

About 10 years ago, I had a dream where I was playing in a football game. The first strange thing about the dream was that I was playing offense and defense at the same time. As I looked up from my defensive end position, I looked up to my right … up into the stands.…

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One Step

I’m writing this article at the Detroit Airport flying back to Denver. I’ve just spoken at a Chamber event as well as at the University of Findlay and at Owens Community College.  I shared with all three groups that ultimately everything comes down to one step. A number of years ago, my son Chris told…

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