1 January

2016: Year In Review

As we get started, I want to share something I learned toward the end of this year from a new friend and strategic business partner of mine, Chuck Blakeman. He shared something that was told to him by his mother years ago: “There are no excuses or even reasons—there are only priorities.” It’s hard for me […]

4 November

“The Real Difference Between Leaders And Managers…” In The Huffington Post

Don’t miss my latest article in The Huffington Post! Here’s a little teaser… It’s popular to make a distinction between “managers” and “leaders.” For example, if you were to type “difference between managers and leaders” into Google, you’d get over 20,000 results. (Try it out.) People love to discuss and debate this statement. As the traditional thinking goes, […]

14 June

The Meaning Of Life (Yes, Seriously)

Originally posted on Excellence Reporter Almost 3 years ago, one of my best friends in the world died after a horrific battle with cancer. He was 34, quite possibly the most talented musician I’ve ever met (and I know a lot of these folks), and without question one of the finest human beings I’ll ever know. An experience […]