The 5-Why Method You may have heard of the 5-why method. It’s a way of looking at cause and effect to understand the true reasons behind something happening. The reason why it can be so useful is because the obvious causes may not be apparent when you ask the question of why? the first time. […]
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GREAT LEADERS CREATE CONTENTMENT
MY EARLY YEARS When I was a young professional, my perspective on growth was different. I remember as a first-time leader talking to my people about the need to constantly improve yourself, never be satisfied with where you are, and that if you aren’t growing you are dying. I would encourage them to frequently look […]
The T Factor
Ask a baseball hitting coach, “What is the single most important factor to a great hitter’s success?” Is it their strength and power? No. Is it their size? No. How much practice they perform? Yes, but practice improves most factors, it’s not the skill itself. Is it good hand-eye coordination? Bat speed? Not exactly but […]
Buying Is Easier Than Building
90% of buyers never follow through with buying a business. 50% of potential deals between a buyer and seller fall through. And only 20% of businesses listed ever sell. So why would I ever recommend buying a business as your first option if you’re seriously looking into breaking free from the wage-earner world? Because if […]
Really, How Hard Is It To Get Exercise?
The Benefits of Exercise Are Clear. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few decades, there is ample evidence of its benefits on all 3 pillars – mind, body, and spirit. Most of the benefits are received by the body, but there is also increasing research of positive effects on the mind […]
Keep Your Enemies Close
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious. – Sun Tzu Your enemy is not the competition Your enemy is certainly not the customer Your enemy is you “What are you talking about Chris?”, you might be asking yourself. Fight The Natural Tendency To Protect Yourself Today I received a call […]
Who Do You Want To Be Your Captain?
A Life Changing Day I remember that day in September, 2006. That day changed my life. And from that day my life has never been the same… What happened? I realized that I controlled my destiny. Me, myself, and I. Nobody else. Moreover, it was the day I realized that what went through my head […]