The fact is

it’s complicated. We would much prefer a set of facts that we can all agree on and are universally applicable. This is not easy to prove. Science represents the custodians of universally applicable facts. Many of these are hotly debated and in contention within the community of the very people who hope to determine it. […]

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Business Plyometrics

Explosive power. The ability to exert maximum force in a short time interval. Plyometrics conditions our muscles for maximum output in a quick burst. The goal here is responsiveness. Having power on tap is useful in sports and activities that are unpredictable, non-repeatable or short. Basketball or downhill skiing are great examples. Business is faced […]

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Holes in my pocket

Money burns them. Our pockets seem fine until we have a little extra cash jiggling around. We are not used to having spare change. We feel like the money is worthless if it’s not working. We force ourselves to find ways to put it to work. This is just as true for small businesses. When […]

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Tough Calls

It’s the calls that make history. They determine outcomes and write the future. They have no formula or method. They are ambiguous. We’d prefer to have all the information before we made them. But then it wouldn’t be tough. Anyone can make the right call with all the info. Making the tough calls is the […]

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When you can’t

When we take responsibility, we act. We create vision. We inspire effort. We sometimes believe that great leaders always have the answers. We do not measure up to this belief. We inevitably encounter failure, delays, and difficulty. This is the path of every leader. Every person that takes responsibility will discover the sacrifice included in […]

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