Category: Business

Monday Morning Leadership – Customer

You can have a fantastic product created by a superbly efficient operation and talented people, but if you don't pay attention to your customer you risk not having a business.

— JMeyer —

You can have a fantastic product created by a superbly efficient operation and talented people, but if you don’t pay attention to your customer you risk not having a business…

God Owns Everything

If you want to know how rich you are, find out how many things you have that money cannot buy.

— Unknown —

If you want to know how rich you are, find out how many things you have that money cannot buy.  ~Unknown We continue looking at the Financial component of our Wheel of Life. Psalm 24:1, “The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it.  The world and all its people belong to him.”  (NLT) I remember…

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Resolution #1

Sometimes it only takes one good song to bring back thousands of good old memories… On January 1st I did my plan for 2016. I’ve been planning out my years for as long as I can remember and my theme for this year’s plan is “Reach and Simplify.”  One of my first goals for simplifying…

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Joy In Work

When faced with a situation we do not like, we can change it, accept it or move on… A part of the leadership coaching process involves having those I coach do an inventory of their life.  During the inventory process, my clients complete a couple of assessments that indicates to me and to them what…

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Culture Wins

“Culture eats strategy for lunch every day of the week.”  ~Peter Drucker Last week I was teaching the Course for Presidents at Aileron in Dayton, Ohio.  If you haven’t heard about Aileron it is an amazing vision come to reality by the former IAMS owner and philanthropist, Clay Mathile.  Aileron is a place for business…

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Daily focalPOINT – Teams

No matter how good a leadership team feels about itself, and how noble its mission might be, if the organization it leads rarely achieves its goals, then, by definition, it’s simply not a good team.  ~Patrick Lencioni “The Advantage” Patrick Lencioni has another great book out about what it takes to effectively run a business. …

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Proverbs 18…listen to learn

Proverbs 18:2, “Fools have no interest in understanding; they only want to air their own opinions.” One of my favorite personal development books is “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” by Stephen R. Covey.  Covey methodically goes through 7 Habits he has observed in all people who are highly effective.  The 5th Habit is;…

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What’s in your soil?

Read Mark 4:1-20 I read the scripture above from the book of Mark during my morning devotion.  Whenever I read this scripture, I marvel at how well Jesus paints the picture of the importance of doing things the right way.  In essence he tells us we not only will reap what we sow, but the type of fertilizer…

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Bad Company

1 Corinthians 15:33, “Don’t be fooled by those who say such things, for bad company corrupts good character.” Paul’s statement in the scripture above is so simple yet so true. As I’ve shared many times, I use my P.E.A.C.E. acrostic as a simple formula to keep me on a successful track in life.  I know first…

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