Monthly Archives: September 2015

3 Ways to Give More and Be Proactive at a Networking Event

1. Make it a give and not a get. Instead of trying to sell yourself or your business, work on building relationships. Listen carefully and engage with the person you are interacting with at the event. Practice asking these four questions: What is your name? What do you do for a living or what do…
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5 Philosophies That Will Help You on Your Path to Success

1. Define success but let it be adaptable. Many successful entrepreneurs and leadership coaches will tell you that you need to define what success looks like ahead of time. This is certainly a useful exercise and something that I do as part of my vision and mission on any business venture. However, I also think it’s…
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What Really Makes a Good Leader?

What makes someone a leader anyway? Such a simple question, and yet it continues to vex some of the best thinkers in business. We’ve written several books on leadership, and yet it’s a rare thing to actually pause to define leadership. Let’s start with what leadership is not... Leadership has nothing to do with seniority…
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"Progress always involves risks. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first."
— Frederick B Wilcox

Here is a quote to remind us that in order to move ahead, we have to take risks.