Executive Presence

The Power Of Process

Let’s talk process. If you read Monday’s blog then you already know that I’m a big fan of process. I follow a process for just about everything from the way I speak, to the way I conduct meetings to the way I write because as I wrote on Monday, Process Wins. Taking this one step […]

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Process Wins

Anyone who has either read this blog or spent more than ten minutes with me knows that I am a rabid Ohio State Buckeye Football Fan. I went to The Ohio State University, I’ve spent my life cheering for the Scarlet and Gray and I can go on and on as to why I believe […]

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The Never To Use Phrase

  Growing up in the middle of nowhere, without cable television, before the internet, there were often times when my brother and sister and I found ourselves looking for more to do. I loved baseball, but I didn’t have anyone to pitch to me. My sister loved her dolls, but tea parties were uneventful with […]

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Your Reading List For December

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a reading list. So long, in fact, that it’s hard to narrow one list for a month, but that’s the job I have before me. With winter coming and days getting shorter, there will be more time for reading and this is a pretty good list to fill […]

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The Powerful Truth That Works LIke Magic

In the last year, I’ve learned a powerful truth that has become a godsend to me. Having spent countless hours watching people in airports, engaged in hundreds of conversations and led dozens of seminars, the one truth that I’ve finally found is that when communicating with people, it’s not enough to treat people as you […]

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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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Get Outside!

It has been drilled into my head by teachers and mentors much smarter than myself, that success in business as in life, is simple, it’s the execution that’s hard. One of my mentors taught me that it comes down to just three things and if those three things are done well, success will inevitably follow. […]

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Your Reading List For September

  If you blinked, you might have missed the season that was summer. It’s hard to believe that it’s the first Friday in September, yet here we are. The following is my recommended reading list for the next month. These are books that I have enjoyed and know that you will too. The Years Of […]

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Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

No Pain No Gain You have no doubt heard that phrase before. It comes from bodybuilding where the central idea is that in order to build muscle. a bodybuilder must first break down their muscles by lifting weights. In order to gain, muscle, in this case, the lifter must feel pain. Sports scientists have repudiated the […]

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