Everyone makes mistakes. Successful people and organizations don't repeat them. The Five Friends share insights on mistakes that they see repeated by themselves and others.
Are you struggling to achieve that elusive state of Work-Life balance? The Five Friends share insights on how you maintain a touch of sanity in a world with unending demands on your time and attention.
Most of the talk about New Year’s Resolutions is just that – talk. Despite all of our good intentions, most people won’t achieve their goals for the coming year. Research released by the University of Scranton Psychology Department reports that only 8 percent of Americans are regularly successful in achieving [...]
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, [...]
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?
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 [...]
Father's Day will be here soon, and it started us thinking about lessons we learned from our fathers. We hope you enjoy them. From Mark Sanborn: My father spoke much good advice with me, but he demonstrated even more. What impacted me most happened one holiday season when I was a boy. My [...]
From Joe Calloway: Scout is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. He teaches three great lessons: Be glad to see everybody. Scout breaks out into massive and enthusiastic tail wagging no matter who comes around. Certainly with any of the family he’s goofy with joy to see us. But it extends [...]
If you aren't satisfied with the way your career is progressing, you are not alone. Most of your friends and colleagues share your frustration and even the ones who like their jobs want to do better. If you are serious about advancing your career, you must first understand the people [...]
A prospect recently asked my fee for a one-hour speech. Their response to my answer was, “I thought plumbers and electricians were expensive.” With absolutely no disrespect to those who work in the trades, my clients would freak if I ran my business like the trades. First, the total hourly [...]