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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...

Success is for Those Who Dare to Declare...

Success is for Those Who Dare to Declare
The most successful people in the world articulate their vision through to every action. A goal can only be achieved if it is conceived, planned, articulated and executed. Otherwise, it’s just wishful thinking. When you clarify your vision for success, you need to write it down in a way that inspires...

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...

A SuQu Epiphany; Better Than _ _ _?...

A SuQu Epiphany; Better Than _ _ _?
When you realize messy is the only place to be. Let me explain what I mean by messy. It’s when you’re trying to plan for what success looks like and exactly how you’re going to get there, every single excruciating step. It’s when you think it’s simple then you realize that’s...

White Water Rafting and Business Buildin...

White Water Rafting and Business Building
What does white water rafting have to do with business building?  Apparently everything. I had the pleasure of rafting down the Ottawa River a few weeks ago.  It was an incredible day and as I was going through it, an amazing thing happened.  The tour company we went through led us through the experience...

The Three Wise Monkeys (Mizaru, Kikazaru...

The Three Wise Monkeys (Mizaru, Kikazaru and Iwazaru)
The Three Wise Monkeys are named Mizaru, Kikazaru and Iwazaru.  The concept of the Three Wise Monkeys is said to have originated with Buddhism some 1300 years ago.  Today, “See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” is commonly used to describe someone who doesn’t want to be involved...

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...

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...

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