How Business Leaders Communicate to Influence, Not Inform

How Business Leaders Communicate to Influence, Not Inform


“When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudice, and motivated by pride and vanity.”

How to Execute Well: Plan-Do-Check-Act

‘Discipline yourself and others won’t need to.’

- Coach John Wooden


Everybody needs a plan! Coaches have a game plan.  Pilots have a flight plan, investors have an investment plan, architects create a building plan, and the list goes on. Nothing of great substance happens without a plan. Of course, plans are not worth the paper they are written on if they don’t elicit action.

Who I am Competing Against for Dollars?

Understanding the New Competitive Landscape in a World of Significant Change.

How Grow a Loyal Workforce as You Grow Your Business

During a phase of rapid growth, don’t focus on keeping a tightly knit workforce, rather focus on keeping a tightly knit mission to dominate the sector, and then align the workforce to that mission. 

To achieve this, do the following:

1/ Focus on a core competency

How To Become An Opportunity Magnet

“Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."  – Mark Twain
On the Offense for Opportunity
Success requires taking frequent small structured steps, while seizing infrequent large opportunities. These large opportunities are usually the events in our life that transform us, while the daily rigorous and structured steps we take prepare us for these opportunities. The steps are defense; the opportunities are offence.

How the Power of Compounding Can Make You Wealthy

“How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.”

- Robert G. Allen

Six Steps To Building a Great Team

“Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.”

- Booker T. Washington

Great leaders recognize that nothing is complete within isolation, and focus on building great teams. In business, we often talk about the importance of teams, but rarely take the time to truly plan out our effective teams. There are five traits necessary to building a great team.

In Business, Learn to Trust Your Intuition

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

- Stephen Covey


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