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The Dynamics of Change...

The Dynamics of Change
"People will find a thousand ingenious ways to withhold cooperation from a process that they sincerely think is unnecessary or wrongheaded" – John P. Kotter In Leading Change, Kotter outlines eight necessary steps to effective change. This article deals with the first of these. We’ve...

SuQu & The 5 Aces...

SuQu & The 5 Aces
How to best pursue success is widely debated, overcomplicated, oversimplified and often misunderstood. But after 10 years helping business owners grow their businesses, over 2 years of research, and several hundred thousand dollars of development we have figured it all out. We have created the most...

Vacation Every 90 Days...

Vacation Every 90 Days
I’ve heard from several business coaches that taking a vacation or getting away from the office for at least 7 successive days every 90 days keeps people really engaged and focused on success. They don’t have lulls or momentum losses like the rest of us. I’m going to try this. Anyone...

Good Branding enSUREs Referrals...

Good Branding enSUREs Referrals
Referring Colleagues, Friends and Family Are referrals your primary source of new clients? That’s not a surprise. Some 90% of the entrepreneurs we’ve worked with over the last 10 years answer “yes” to that question. What is somewhat surprising is the number of entrepreneurs who don’t perceive...

I Do My Best Thinking When My Head is in...

I Do My Best Thinking When My Head is in the Clouds
Have you ever noticed that when you’re flying at 30,000 feet you do your best 30,000 feet thinking? When you’re flying the friendly skies there are no Blackberrys ringing or vibrating, no instant message alerts, no task lists staring you down, and no pile of paperwork tapping you on the shoulder....

Arrive at Your Destination: Driving ...

Arrive at Your Destination: Driving & Business Planning
Driving Destination We drive places everyday and do the planning that’s required to get there our destination. But many of us don’t take the same approach in our businesses; clarifying our vision and roadmap for greater success. Watch the video below as I share several key points to create...

“A Great Time for Entrepreneurs...

“A Great Time for Entrepreneurs” says Collins
Inc. magazine asked Jim Collins, author of Good to Great and Built to Last, what we might expect in the next 30 years. His answer: uncertainty, chaos, turbulence, and risk. In other words, it’s not a bad time to be an entrepreneur. Below are some excerpts that will give you some idea of what the...

To Syzygy or Not To Syzygy, that is the ...

Okay, this article is about “alignment” but syzygy just feels so much more interesting. In astronomy, a syzygy is the alignment of three or more celestial bodies. When we hear the saying “the planets have aligned” we think readily of good things happening, of everything going perfectly. Alignment...

10 Ways to Mobilize Your Success....

10 Ways to Mobilize Your Success.
1. Turn your good intentions into exceptional execution. a. Write down your goals and look at them everyday. b. Share your goals with a peer or mentor to keep you accountable to your plan. c. Limit or eliminate distractions from your environment. d. Maximize your strengths and manage your weaknesses. e....