Executive Image & Communications Training

The Discipline To Rest

This is a true story. I haven’t even changed the names to protect the guilty.  If you’ve poked around this blog at all, you’ve noticed that discipline is a big subject for me. In just about every post, I will somehow allude to the fact that discipline separates winners from losers. I’m a big believer […]

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Lead!

Without question, every time I have felt frustrated by my situation in life it has come down to an inability to be the leader of my life. I have looked at circumstances and wanted things to be different but could not or would not step up and lead myself to a better situation. I wanted […]

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This Is Why We Show

Like a kid at Christmas, I can hardly sleep because once again, Awesome Week is here! By Awesome week, I a, of course, talking about Auglaize County Fair week. A time when my family carries forth a tradition passed from generation to generation that all enjoy and look forward. It’s a vacation, a family reunion, […]

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The Meaning Of Moments

This is going to be a very personal post. Please consider yourself warned upfront. If you’ve ever read Stephen Covey, listened to Tony Robbins or had any exposure to the personal development materials in the last fifty years, you have no doubt heard of Victor Frankl’s 1946 classic, Man’s Search For Meaning. Besides being gripping, heartbreaking […]

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Three Questions To Be More Productive

If you want better answers, ask better questions. The key to being our most productive, and getting the most from our day, is to improve the quality of the questions we ask ourselves on a daily basis. Here are my three top questions that will help anyone put forth their best effort every day: What […]

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Reading List For March

As I’ve done for both January and February, and as I hope to continue to do as the year goes on, I’m posting today a reading list of some of the most interesting books I’ve found this year. In today’s post, I feature four very different books that I have enjoyed tremendously and hope you […]

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The Biggest Threat To Our Business

Last week, a friend send me one of the most entertaining articles that I’ve read in a while. The basic premise of the entertainment was the author blaming the downfall of civilization on a television show. More specifically, the show Friends. With tongue planted solidly in cheek, the article made the case that Fiends vilified […]

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Profiles In Persistence: John F. Kennedy

It will come as no secret after naming this series in homage to John F. Kennedy’s Profiles in Courage that I have a great deal of admiration for our 35th President. We have had few Presidents as debonair, charismatic or eloquent and for all of these qualities I look up to President Kennedy but his […]

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More About Me

Thank you for stopping by my website! I certainly hope you find some value as you poke around. I wanted to share a little more about me that is a little…well, less official than my About Me page to give you a better idea of who I really am. You might not know it to […]

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What I Learned Leaving the Circus

 I am an admitted political junkie. For most of my life I have lived and breathed politics. I’ve watched and read and thought about the subject to the point that Chuck Todd would say I should take a break, but it’s always fascinated me. Until now. What I love about politics is that it’s a […]

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