One of the privileges I have as the President of Gazelles International Coaching Association is to speak to our coaches on 6 continents continuously through time and across cultures – at Growth Summits, live Skype sessions, via email, coincidental visits to the same city, and many other modes. This is tremendously value as a “random [...]Continue Reading »
I was about to meet Superman. And, I had no idea what to say. You don’t want to mess with Superman!
To be clear, I was the moderator for a speaker series at George Mason University and Christopher Reeve was our guest this month. This was not long after the 1995 equestrian accident that rendered [...]
Recently, I read an online Inc. magazine article titled “The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship” by Jessica Bruder. The piece offers an in-depth look at how entrepreneurs often struggle with significant emotional distress during the early, very challenging start-up years. From the seemingly mild (anxiety, despair) to the serious extreme (depression, suicide), entrepreneurs are just beginning [...]Continue Reading »
It’s a common, almost standard tactic of buyers to ask what discount you can give them. And in the minds of many war weary sales people or entrepreneurs over the past few years any sale is a win, and wins don’t come along that often! And if you are dealing with a purchasing department or [...]Continue Reading »
Shouting this famous line, Tom Hanks’ character in the movie A League of Their Own (about the All-American Girls’ Baseball League in place during World War II) reminds us that baseball is a sport of tough love. Despite the sport’s lack of empathy, I do love baseball.
One of my favorite books is The Art of [...]