“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by spectacular preparation.” —Robert H. Schuller While effective leadership can inspire people to greatness, hiring people who are capable and committed to delivering excellence can often require a twist of fate. As a business owner, celebrating two prior decades in the...

I was asked to submit a bio last week for an upcoming speaking engagement — it had to be 30 words or less. That’s not a lot of words. You know the deal with bios — you want to include your greatest accomplishments and make yourself look like...

The beauty of living is that in time, you see things with so much more clarity. Put another way, it’s easy to see what you could’ve/should’ve/would’ve done differently when you were younger and how your life might have turned out differently as a result. While we don’t...

You thought you’d get away easy, huh? Slip silently past the pain, the uncertainty — the fear that awaits you, just down the road a bit. Not so fast, my dear. You feel that dull, nauseating feeling in your gut? Any minute now, you’re going to have...

When was the last time you immersed yourself in an activity and completely lost track of time? Your whole being immersed, your emotions energized, firing on all cylinders, aligned solely in deep focus on one activity — exclusively? In the zone, on a roll, in...