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The following is from “What’s the Big Idea? How One Idea Can Change Your Business and Your Life” by Mac Anderson You can see the second part of this series here! There’s no one-size fits all for entrepreneurs. Some, like […]

The following excerpt is from “The Power of Teamwork: Inspired by the Blue Angels” by Scott Beare and Michael McMillan Successful teamwork starts at the top with qualified leaders who provide strategic vision, and establish team goals and priorities. Team leaders […]

The following is an excerpt from “The Butterfly Effect: How Your Life Matters” by Andy Andrews He was a thirty-four year old schoolteacher, but on the hot, humid day of July 2, 1863, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain was in the fight […]

The following is an excerpt from “You Can’t Send a Duck to Eagle School, and Other Simple Truths of Leadership,” by Mac Anderson I’ve lived in Chicago for the past 30 years, and as you might expect, I’m a huge Chicago […]

This excerpt is taken from “The Right to Lead,” by John C. Maxwell. When U.S. Army General H. Norman Schwarzkopf was a colonel, he commanded the First Battalion of the Sixth Infantry, a unit previously known as the “worst of the […]

The following is an excerpt from “What It Takes To Be Number One” by Vince Lombardi and Vince Lombardi, Jr. Running a football team is no different than running a business. Results are the bottom line. What running any organization […]

CHANGE/CHOICE  “In a time of rapid change, standing still is the most dangerous course of action.” –Brian Tracy “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I…I took the one Less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” –Robert Frost […]

The People Puzzle by Dr. Tony Alessandra One of your most valuable skills in any business is the ability to “read” people. The people you interact with each day send you signals on how to work with them most effectively. […]

CAREER/WORK “My father taught me to always do more than you get paid for as an investment in your future.” — Jim Rohn “Your success in your career will be in direct proportion to what you do after you’ve done […]

The Secret Life by Stephen R. Covey The secret life is the key to a quality life and that in turn is the key to a quality culture, products, and services. Once in New York City, I attended the Broadway […]