From Joe Calloway: Here’s advice that I’m giving myself for 2016. You can partake of it as you see fit: Lighten up. My family is healthy and happy and we’re all together. In light of that, any “problems” that I might have are trivial. Listen to and think about what [...]
From Larry Winget: Most reach the end of the year and look back to do some evaluation. If you haven’t done that yet, do it now. Seriously, stop right now and look back at the last eleven months and give yourself a ten second gut check critique of your life, [...]
The Five Friends share what makes them happy. What makes you happy?
This week we share our favorite dinner guests. Who would you invite to your fantasy dinner party? Why would you invite them? From Randy Pennington: The list of leaders I would love to speak with is a mile long – Lincoln, Gandhi, Martin Luther King … even Hitler. My first [...]
The Five Friends share the companies with which they love doing business. Find out what keeps them coming back again and again ... and what your business can learn from their experience.
We all have challenges, and you can't overcome them if you don't acknowledge them. The Five Friends share their biggest challenges in this video blog. So what's your challenge? And, what are you doing to overcome it?
The Five Friends share ideas to make your business better in this special video version of the Five Friends blog. See what Scott McKain, Larry Winget, Joe Calloway, Mark Sanborn, and I have to say.
From Scott McKain: “Elected political leader as manager” is a dated, misplaced notion. Let’s change our thinking about the jobs of those we elect to significant positions. I never thought Jack Welch was an expert on nuclear power or broadcasting – even though GE did both while he was CEO. [...]
From Mark Sanborn: The quick answer is that my greatest inspiration comes from my faith, family and friends, in that order. While true, that answer is incomplete. On a practical level there is a fourth thing that helps me stay inspired, and that is focus. There are four valuable activities [...]
From Joe Calloway: In my 30+ years of working with leaders of organizations of every description imaginable, I’ve discovered a couple of truths about leadership and employees. One is that when a leader reaches the point where an employee needs to be fired, that leader will tell you that he [...]