• Are You Really Communicating

    Before you begin this article ask yourself the following questions: Poor communication is listed as the number one leadership lack. Why is that? Do you recognize that people are not alike? If you do, can you quickly identify their communications style? Do you communicate to customers and employees in their personality language?   George Bernard Shaw…

  • Your Communications Style

    I rented the movie UP and watched it with my grandchildren. I know I laughed more than they did as I saw, as with many movies, similarities common with leaders and entrepreneurs that I know. Many times, when people ask me what I do I tell them… I am trying to determine if I train…

  • Why Would You Invest in Leadership Development?

    Transforming strong workers into strong leaders is becoming a priority for most businesses. Leadership, according to a survey from Deloitte, remains the No. 1 talent issue facing organizations around the world,” with 86% of respondents to the survey rating it “urgent” or “important.” Yet, the survey revealed that only 13 percent of companies do an excellent…

  • I Want Out

    There comes a time when business owners want to, or are forced to, exit their business. There are a number of ways that they can make that happen. I have suggested to some business owners that they should build their exit plan when they start the business. Most don’t! And most don’t realize that the…

  • The A2A System

    Accelerating Marketing and Communications How do you define marketing? If you ask 10 people, you will probably get 13 answers. The answers cover everything from Sales, Customer Service, Brand, Social Media, etc. A major reason for this is that there are 10 Disciplines of Marketing and each one provides a different perspectives and dimensions of…