I Quit Smoking, Ate 4k Calories A Day And Lost 25 Lbs. Its Magic! NOT

The ‘Magic’ and hard work lies in three little words …. Eat. Play. Sleep. #MondayMotivation is about these three little words. Together they define your lifestyle and it’s your lifestyle that can turn you into a high performing machine. This isn’t going to be one of those ‘eat clean’ posts, although I’ve been known to … More I Quit Smoking, Ate 4k Calories A Day And Lost 25 Lbs. Its Magic! NOT

Flashback Friday – My Journey From Fat to Fit

Fifteen years ago, I woke up and found myself headed in the wrong direction. Change was necessary and this article reflects that change, aptly titled: “The Fit Executive Starts on the Inside. My Journey from Fat to Fit” I put a lot of effort into living by attributes that I believe are foundational for every … More Flashback Friday – My Journey From Fat to Fit

The Five Leadership Lessons Of My Father

Father’s Day Tribute —- Updated March 21, 2016 with an incredible twist from just this past weekend. Find it at the end of this story………… Dads impart lessons to children in ways that aren’t always obvious.  In reality, they teach lessons in life through their actions and leadership.  Today, I was reminded of a day when … More The Five Leadership Lessons Of My Father

You Are Getting “Thin Sliced” In 3 Seconds When Making That First Impression

Scientists call it “thin slicing”, that is the impression and judgement people start to garner off the first three seconds of an encounter.  You will be sized up for socio-economic status via your clothing or your level of aggression via your facial features.  There will be assumptions made and quickly. In a recent Business Insider […]

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You Are Getting “Thin Sliced” In 3 Seconds Making That First Impression

Scientists call it “thin slicing”, that is the impression and judgement people start to garner off the first three seconds of an encounter.  You will be sized up for socio-economic status via your clothing or your level of aggression via your facial features.  There will be assumptions made and quickly. In a recent Business Insider … More You Are Getting “Thin Sliced” In 3 Seconds Making That First Impression

The Everlasting ……

“It’s Easy, It’s Beautiful, It’s Simple, The Everlasting Sunday Glow” from The Everlasting by the Michigan band Taproot (photo from Frankfort MI) Just a reminder that we all need a bit of down time to be able to sustain a high level of performance over time. Your career really isn’t a marathon. It’s more like 26 one-mile … More The Everlasting ……

“It’s more fun to be a pirate than it is to join the Navy”

….. Steve Jobs quote from Sept 1982. Today’s Millennials are the pirates and the forces that are established to defeat can be navigated. The following are six tips on how millennials successfully work the Gen X and Boomer networks that control the resources they need …… Today’s Entrepreneur…Millennials in the Basement It’s lonely. The forces around you are … More “It’s more fun to be a pirate than it is to join the Navy”