On Innovation: Design Thinking

  Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer's toolkit to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success. ~ Tim Brown, President and CEO, IDEO I am a big fan of IDEO, a global design firm that takes a human-centered, design-based approach … Continue reading On Innovation: Design Thinking

On Leadership: Walk and Talk

    All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche Influence International, the company that provides a proven system for building trusted business relationships, is located at the mouth of the Provo Canyon in Utah.  In less than ten minutes after leaving the door of Influence's offices you can be in the … Continue reading On Leadership: Walk and Talk

On Greatness: The Daily Choice

 The road to success comes through hard work, determination, and sacrifice. ~ AnonymousSacrifice is one of the purest and most selfless ways to love someone.  Practice it daily.~ AnonymousWithout hard work, nothing grows but weeds.~ Gordon B. HinckleyEarlier this week I flew into Houston, Texas to visit the amazing Alytis customer loyalty team and wish them … Continue reading On Greatness: The Daily Choice

On Greatness: Hear the Hard Things

  We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson "Great athletes have great coaches.  They are already the best-of-the-best at their chosen profession, but they need constant tweaking and critical input just to stay where they … Continue reading On Greatness: Hear the Hard Things