Category Archives: Success

The Ocean Will Always Change Your Perspective

One of the best decisions I have ever made, other than convincing my wife to marry me, was to buy a vacation getaway home in South Carolina. We travel there is much as possible because being near the ocean can … Continue reading

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ASSESSING “CHANGE”

One of the great” buzzwords” of today seems to be change. We hear it constantly, you must change to be relevant, those who cannot change will be left behind, change is sweeping across the country, the globe. It also seems … Continue reading

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Customer Service & Customer Retention – The Achilles Heal Of Business Today

The overwhelming number one complaint voiced by consumers today is poor customer service, and indifference by companies. As I speak to CEOs and managers of large and small companies across the country one of a consistent themes is falling sales … Continue reading

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LEADERSHIP – – EPIC FAIL

I just read an article today about the JC Penney Company. It seems that they are preparing to either fire or lay off hundreds, possibly thousands, of employees due to the company’s poor performance for the last year or so. … Continue reading

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What Does It Really Take to Lead??

During a recent conversation with a CEO client of mine, I asked him a cliche question,  “What do you think it takes to be a leader/manager? His answer was not what I expected,however. He said: In one word I would … Continue reading

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A Canine Thanksgiving–What Humans Can Learn

Having been an owner of several canine” Children” over the years, especially Golden Retrievers, I am of the opinion that humans could learn a lot about Thanksgiving from our canine companions. Several of the things we could learn, we already … Continue reading

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ENTITLED TO WHAT?

Sadly today I hear the word” entitled” thrown around entirely too much. Children are taught that they are ” entitled” to many things, and they are also led to believe that many things in life will be given to them … Continue reading

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WHOSE FAULT IS IT ANYWAY?????

Today as never before, people are searching for ways to change and improve their lives. As I speak to people in speeches and seminars everyone has an interest in doing better, not only in their careers, but in their personal … Continue reading

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Please & Thank You

Please and Thank You By Zig Ziglar Of all the things a parent can teach a child, manners rates very close to the top of the “must teach” list.  Number one, when a child is taught, from the time he … Continue reading

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Getting Even by Zig Ziglar

“One of these days I’m going to get even with you!” is a phrase all of us are familiar with.  In life, people are always either threatening to or actually getting even with others.  The problem with getting even is … Continue reading

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