Do you have a Super Bowl mentality?

This time of year, it’s hard to avoid the constant chatter about the Super Bowl. So much so that we lose sight of what this event is all about; a showdown between the two best football teams in the National Football League. Instead, we discuss what food to serve, the commercials that will be shown during the game, the halftime entertainment, even “Deflate Gate”. But both teams know that focusing on these things is just a distraction. Winning the game, and winning in business, comes down to a few key elements.

Do you have what it takes to reach the summit?

When you face setbacks in life or in business, do you give up? Do you take the easy route and use ropes to pull yourself up? Or do you keep your eye on the summit and continue the climb?

The US Navy SEALS have a creed they live by in their work…

With the movie opening of the American Sniper this week I felt it was fitting to focus on the work of the Navy Seals. If you’re not familiar the American Sniper is a movie based on an autobiography of Navy Seal Chris Kyle who was the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History. The movie open’s this Friday, January 16th. The US Navy SEALS have a creed they live by in their work. A few of my favorite lines...

Do you fly on auto-pilot?

How much energy do you expend to get your business off the ground before you switch on your auto pilot? Many new businesses fail because the owner underestimated the amount of time, energy and money it would take to get to the point where the business was profitable.

‘Tis the season to be jolly, Fa La La…

It’s nearly impossible to NOT be jolly this time of the year. It doesn’t matter what your nationality or religion, opportunities are boundless to celebrate. Beginning with Thanksgiving, we are all asked to give thanks for the blessings in…