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 Leadership: The Wisdom of Nelson Mandela

  With the passing of Nelson Mandela, my thoughts turn to the impact his life had on South Africa, the world, and on me.  When I worked as an International Area Sales Manager for Megadyne Medical Products I was responsible for business development in South Africa.  Because of this responsibility I was privileged to travel … Continue reading On Leadership: The Wisdom of Nelson Mandela

On Leadership: Eight Ways to Stay Calm in the Midst of Chaos

  When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. ~ John F. Kennedy You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. ~ Rahm … Continue reading On Leadership: Eight Ways to Stay Calm in the Midst of Chaos

On Leadership: The Content You Read Shapes How You Lead

  You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people. ~ Zig Ziglar A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. … Continue reading On Leadership: The Content You Read Shapes How You Lead

On Leadership: The Five Temptations of a CEO

  The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I'. And that's not because they have trained themselves not to say ‘I'. They don't think ‘I'. They think ‘we'; they think ‘team'. They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don't sidestep it, but … Continue reading On Leadership: The Five Temptations of a CEO