Don’t think just outside the box – build one!

We’ve all heard the phrase, “Think outside the box.” It’s a great statement…a challenge really, to expand your thinking, to consider new options, new possibilities, new ways to approach a problem or opportunity. But there is a massive difference between a person who can think outside the box and one who can build a new box. New ideas, even good ones,[…]

globe in hand

Here’s the kind of double vision you need to have

I wear glasses – well I should say I HAVE glasses. I don’t wear them all that often. My lenses correct for two different things, reading up close and seeing things clearly at a distance.  When it comes to interacting with people, let me suggest there are two different views, two different perspectives we need to have. We need[…]

6 Ways to Ensure Your Business Dies a Slow, Painful Death

If you surveyed a hundred business and organizational leaders you know, I’m fairly certain you’d find that none of them started their business, chose their career or launched their mission with the goal of burning out, succumbing to the daily grind, or going quietly into the night of mediocrity. And yet many of entrepreneurs and[…]

What Is the Altitude of Your Leadership?

Leaders spend their days working to make their business grow. You want to reach and serve more people and in the process generate a benefit for your effort. That benefit can be increased stock value for your shareholders, improved personal wealth for you and your team, or solving a cultural problem such as homelessness and[…]

Dabo Swinney

What We Can Learn From a National Champion…

On January 9 there was a lot of whoopin and hollering going on at our house. Why? Because my oldest son David went to Clemson and so we are all Clemson Tiger fans. Unless you don’t care about college football or you just crawled out of a time capsule, you probably know that Dabo Swinney and[…]