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Choosing Not to be Angry

May 4th, 2010

I was teaching the 7 Habits at a professional gathering last week when I experienced something remarkable. While I spoke about Habit 1, Be Proactive, and some of the principles for being responsible for your own life or carrying your own weather and choosing your own response, a gentleman from the audience stood up. Right […]

Launched My Blog on Huffington Post—“Our Children and the Crisis in Education”

April 22nd, 2010

I am pleased to announce that I am now a contributor to the Huffington Post. My first blog appeared on Wednesday, April 21. I chose the topic of education in the U.S. and the opportunities we have to really make a big, positive impact in the way we educate our children.
For far too long, we’ve […]

A New Tool to Help You Create a Great Career

April 9th, 2010

When you are looking for work or trying to advance your career, you need all the help you can get. You will find many answers in my book, Great Work, Great Career, co-authored with Jennifer Colosimo. For example, how can you become indispensable at work or how can you stand out from the hundreds of […]

25 Years of Dot-Com. What Do You Predict for the Future?

March 18th, 2010

March 15, 2010 marked the 25th anniversary of the first “dot-com” registration on the Internet.  With over 100 million domain registrations and counting, we’ve witnessed an explosion of communication, commerce, idea-sharing, and human connectivity unlike anything else in human history. This truly marks a revolutionary and transformational shift in the way we live, gather information, do commerce, and […]

Start Small with Your Resolutions for 2010

December 29th, 2009

The start of a New Year is always special. There is a feeling of renewal as we look to a new year, a new beginning and there is a sense of excitement for making changes or adopting new habits. However, do you ever find […]

Success on the Far Side of Failure—Learning from Failures

October 6th, 2009

Successful people often share similar characteristics. But I have come to believe that the single thing they have most in common is that they find success on the far side of failure.
What do I mean by that? I find that almost all successful people have experienced significant failures in life or in their work, […]

My New Book—How to Win, Even in Unpredictable Times

August 28th, 2009

I am excited to announce a new book I have just released with Bob Whitman, Chairman of FranklinCovey.  The book Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times outlines four key principles for getting great performance in good times and bad:
First, winning companies slim down to a few key simple goals with clear targets and careful follow-through. Everybody […]

What Do You Want to be Remembered for at Work?

August 18th, 2009

Since the beginning of the month of August I’ve done two webinars addressing topics to help people better manage their careers, job security and stress. The first webinar focused on how to rethink your job and become indispensable at work.
In the second webinar last week, I spoke about the stress people are feeling in these […]

Got Job Security?

August 3rd, 2009

In the U.S., unemployment is reaching close to 10%. Many people and families are feeling devastated as they lose their jobs. Others who have jobs feel the fear of losing their jobs or becoming irrelevant at work.
In response to this employment challenge, I am conducting a career webinar series.
If you or someone you know is […]

Finding Freedom in Prison—The Weldon Long Story

July 8th, 2009

How do you find freedom in prison? I invite you to read the story below as written by Weldon Long. I had the profound pleasure of meeting him in person recently…here are my thoughts after meeting him and reading his book.
I was inspired and thrilled to meet Weldon Long, the author of The Upside of […]