Welcome to a monthly communication designed to briefly share ideas, concepts and experiences you can apply to your particular situation. Use this as a thought-starter or as the impetus to make that change or take that next step.

Quiet is Needed2Create

When you run a small business, manage a few dozen accounts, shepherd a travel basketball playing teenager, and work behind the scenes on two non-profit leadership teams it’s easy to...

Improving on Improving

People want to improve.  Well, most people do anyway.

They’ll talk the improvement game.  They’ll go to conferences.  They’ll read those books.  Most will target a...

You Need2Let Help In

As sellers and account managers we are a reflection.....When they’re doing great work it shows naturally through our demeanor and plays out...

Writing4Growth

My Dad is probably the biggest fan of my writing – and sometimes my biggest critic.  I’ve seen the statistics for this monthly piece and most of you who receive it actually read it. Some of you may muddle through it while others...

Just Have2Say It

There is a commonly seen logo that I simply love.I love everything about it.  I love how different divisions have the same...

Collateral Marketing

Unless you are one of a few devout underground music fans, the group Portugal The Man probably hadn’t passed by your ears prior to...

No Such Thing as Multitasking

Multitasking?  Nah.  Sometimes we can do multiple things in a really fast sequence, but when we try to do two jobs at one time...

Accoutability + Consistency = Coffee

About a year and a half ago we hired a business development person at our marketing and advertising firm. It was a big step for me since prior to that time...

Jack of... a Few Trades, Master of Some

Things seem to happen so fast these days.Of course that’s what people have been saying for generations so...

Tell Them, Remind Them, Tell Them Again.

Recently a friend invited me to a very interesting wine dinner. I'd never been to one before and didn't really know what to expect until I got there. Basically, the winemaker...